University of Michigan Emerging Leader Award

The Emerging Leader Award honors Detroit natives - usually below the age of 40 - who graduated from the University of Michigan and made notable contributions to their disciplines. The Outstanding Service Award honors University of Michigan faculty or staff who embody the University’s commitment the state’s largest city as exemplified by their distinguished service to the people and organizations of the city of Detroit.

Nominate an outstanding individual for the Emerging Leader Award

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James Logan

2016 Recipient

Shawn Blanchard

2015 Recipient

Palencia Mobley, P.E.

2014 Recipient

Dominique Morisseau

2013 Recipient