It is with deep sorrow and profound respect to share the news of the passing of esteemed leader and true pioneer, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson.
Congresswoman Johnson was not only a trailblazer in her political career but also a steadfast advocate for science, education, and inclusion. Her vision, dedication, and lifelong commitment to creating a more inclusive and equitable society aligns with the values we hold as an NSF Eddie Bernice Johnson INCLUDES Alliance in broadening participation and diversity in STEM.
In honor of Congresswoman Johnson’s legacy, let us strive to create environments where diverse talent is nurtured and innovative ideas are born from the rich tapestry of our varied experiences and perspectives.
Read more about Congresswoman Johnson’s life and legacy from The Texas Tribune.
Photo of Eddie Bernice Johnson at the 2023 INCLUDES National Network Convening in Washington D.C., August 2023 | Photo Credit: Charlotte Geary/NSF