The fund was established in memory of Rita Mae Kelly, a distinguished scholar of gender and politics. Dr. Kelly was the Andrew R. Cecil Distinguished Chair in Applied Ethics at the University of Texas at Dallas. She was also founding director of the Center for Empowerment and Global-Local Equity at the University of Texas at Dallas, and dean of the university’s School of Social Sciences from 2000 to 2001. She was the author or co-author of more than 13 books, including Gender Power, Leadership and Governance.
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