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Evelyn Ferraro

Evelyn Ferraro

Evelyn Ferraro Wins The 2020 Leonardo Award

Evelyn Ferraro was selected as one of the winners of the Leonardo 2020 Awards by the Leonardo da Vinci Society of San Francisco and the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF). ISSNAF is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote scientific, academic, and technological cooperation among Italian researchers and scholars active in North America and the world of research, academia, and industry in Italy; the Bay Area Chapter of ISSNAF was established in 2017. The Leonardo Award was established in 2019 on the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death to recognize outstanding contributions of Italian/Italian American early career scientists/scholars working in the San Francisco Bay Area. An online gala took place in late September to officially recognize the achievements of the Leonardo 2020 awardees.