2022-23 Scholar Cecilia Igwe-Kalu


Ellen O’Neal

(2011-2012 Winner)

A native of Illinois, Lillian Hiemenz award winner Ellen O’Neal got her Bachelor’s degree at Marquette University in Wisconsin and a Masters in nurse-midwifery At Georgetown University. Her work has taken her t... read more.

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