PhD Student Evelyn Joy Coker Awarded Grant for Emerging Scholars

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Evelyn Joy Coker

Evelyn Joy Coker, a first-year PhD student was awarded a 4W Initiative Engagement Grant for Emerging Scholars for her project “Get L.I.T. (Learning Intentional Tools) Juvenile Justice Project: Development of a Gender-Responsive Curriculum and Training for Implementation.” Evelyn will adapt her self-published social-emotional learning tool Get L.I.T.: A Teen Girl’s Journal for Positive Self-Development into a curriculum for girls in juvenile justice settings. Her project will begin this summer.

4W Engagement Grants for Emerging Scholars are intended to support graduate students who are engaged in work related to gender and wellbeing.