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Bori Stoyanova will receive the MIT Laya Wiesner Community Award

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Bori Stoyanova CEE personnel administrator Borislava Stoyanova will receive the MIT Laya Wiesner Community Award, established as a memorial to the wife of the late MIT President Jerome Wiesner. The award celebrates “a member or friend of the MIT community for conspicuously effective service that reflects Laya’s concerns for enhancing life at the Institute.” In addition to her work with CEE, Stoyanova plays an active role in the MIT community. She is the School of Engineering representative to the MIT Council on Staff Diversity and Inclusion and leads the school’s representation for the Careers Across MIT event; works with the office of the Vice President for Research to promote career services, online resources and overall MIT experience for postdoctoral researchers; designed and led workshops on job search skills for the MIT Spouses and Partners Career Connect Series; volunteered in the MIT Women’s League’s English Conversation Program; and is a member of the Latino Employee Resource Group. Stoyanova will receive the award at the MIT Awards Convocation May 8, at 4 p.m. in Room 10-250. The community is invited to the convocation and the reception that follows.