E-SWIP is now accepting nominations for the 2022 SWIP Distinguished Philosopher Award, formerly the Distinguished Woman Philosopher Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize persons who (a) have made outstanding contributions to the field of philosophy, through scholarship, teaching or service, and (b) have significantly promoted gender justice in the field. We encourage nomination of any philosopher who belongs to a gender group subject to discrimination or marginalization, including cis women, trans women, trans men, nonbinary individuals, and individuals with queer gender identities.
Learn about the 2021 Winner
In Celebration of Margaret 'Peg' Simmons (from Daily Nous)
"Peg, as I came to know her, is a proverbial force of nature guided by a commitment to the empowering of communities of women and men often occluded by the dynamics of colonialism, sexism, racism, and other forms of dehumanization. Her decades of work in professional philosophy exemplifies this value." -- Lewis Gordon