DAWN Visionaries


–Margaret Thatcher

As women in higher education, we bring insight, innovation, and resourcefulness to everything we do. No matter our title or role, our achievements are significant and worthy of celebration.

Recognizing this, DAWN will identify women Visionaries from our institutions who are doing great things in their communities, families, and careers, and highlight their accomplishments as forward thinkers and luminaries.

2022 Visionaries

Agnes Ly, Ph.D.
University of Delaware

What makes a great leader?
When I think of what it means to be a leader, the most straightforward answer is that this is someone that I trust is on my side, inspires me to be better, and can communicate a clear vision for a future.  To me, the main characteristic that sets truly great leaders apart from other leaders is their emotional agility. Dr. Susan David, describes it a process of allowing yourself to navigate your inner emotional world with an open attitude. READ MORE