Connie Gan, Chemistry Residential Peer Mentor, recognized with Harriet K. Switzer Leadership Award

Connie Gan, a senior majoring in Probability/Statistics and Math and Biology, has received the Harriet K. Switzer Leadership Award from the Women’s Society at WashU. This competitive award is given to an outstanding senior woman student who has recognized leadership and exceptional potential for future leadership, has a record of demonstrated service to others, and has created a program which has contributed significantly to the WashU community ( For a total of three years, Connie has provided outstanding service for the Chemistry Department by having worked as a Chemistry Residential Peer Mentor and then as a Chemistry Peer-Led Team Learning Leader.  In addition, Connie volunteered for the Catalysts for Change program for two years, and also carried out the Society of Women Engineers Women in STEM Day. At the forefront, Connie is a stellar student who has helped the Chemistry Department by helping hundreds of students succeed in our General Chemistry courses, and has therefore proved herself as a leader at WashU.