Unsung Hero Award

Unsung Hero Award

This award is presented to an undergraduate and graduate student of the MIT community who has demonstrated that leadership isn’t always defined by title and position. This is a member of the community who has shown commitment and passion for the community regardless of leadership position and shown a willingness to support efforts of diversity and inclusion. This is a student who is an asset to the community.

Past Award Recipients


  • Cadence Payne G
  • Sara V. Fernandez '23


  • Lou Beaulieu-Laroche G
  • Abena Peasah '21


  • Pedro Reynolds-Cuéllar G
  • Mimi Wahid '21


  • Randi Williams


  • Josué J. López