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Albany Law School President & Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews was one of five women selected out of more than 200 nominations for a Women Who Mean Business award from The Business Review.
In announcing the award winners, The Business Review wrote, "Andrews made news immediately, asserting her leadership by dramatically reshaping the school's business model so that it can better meet the challenge of the future."
She will be recognized at The Business Review's annual Women Who Mean Business luncheon at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, N.Y., on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
Click here to learn more about the award, and to see the other winners.
Dean Andrews' teaching and advocacy for indigenous populations, with a focus on women’s rights, span numerous countries. Her most recent book is From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women’s Human Rights.
An annual award in her name, The Penelope E. Andrews Human Rights Award, is given by the South African law school at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.