|Honored by:||Human Development and Family Studies|
Whether a student or a colleague, Gayle would challenge your thinking so that you don’t just settle where you are comfortable. A strong and unwavering advocate for young children, inclusion is at the heart of all she does for people across the lifespan. She is a well-respected educator, who exemplifies true qualities of leadership. She consistently facilitates open discussion that frames ideas through multiple lenses fostering an environment of creativity and community. It is a privilege and honor to recognize Dr. Gayle Luze as a heroine among women.