Image of Dr. Pat Carey with text, 'Dr. Patricia M. Carey Changemaker Award'

The Dr. Patricia M. Carey Changemaker Award is presented to one undergraduate and one graduate student leader who embodies humility, compassion, and strong character. This award recognizes two individuals who serve as advocates for the betterment of communities across difference and personify what it means to be leaders and changemakers. The recipients of this award demonstrate a commitment to enriching and providing service to their communities, as exemplified by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Patricia M. Carey (Steinhardt, PhD ’82).

Nominations for the Dr. Patricia M. Carey Changemaker Award may be submitted by students, faculty, staff/administrators, alumni, or other members of the NYU community.

Award recipients will be celebrated at the NYU MLK Week University-Wide Event on Thursday, February 8, 2024.