AWARDS

Bishop's cross and citation
Bishop's cross and citation

Nell received the Bishop's Cross for "fully engaging at every level in the struggle for equality and civil rights in the US, in our church, and African states." Presented at Diocesan Convention, New York November 4th, 2016

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SUNY Distinguished Alumna Award 2016
SUNY Distinguished Alumna Award 2016

Empire State College Distinguished Alumna Award presented to Nell Braxton Gibson for "advocating for civil rights," and for her "deep conviction to social justice at home and on the international stage, giving a voice to the powerless and making it her life's work."

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UBE Dr. Verna J. Dozier Award 2014
UBE Dr. Verna J. Dozier Award 2014

The Union of Black Episcopalians presented Nell Braxton Gibson with the Verna Josephine Dozier Award on July 2, 2014 in recognition of her faithful service, devotion and leadership

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Nell and Bonnie Anderson 2012
Nell and Bonnie Anderson 2012

Accepting the President of the House of Deputies' Medallion for Exemplary Service at the Episcopal Urban Caucus 2012 Annual Assembly

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ECW Award
ECW Award

Episcopal Church Women's Award Presented to Nell Braxton Gibson for her humanitarian achievements and commitment to women's issues in the Church

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MCS Living the Dream Award 2009
MCS Living the Dream Award 2009

Manhattan Country School Living the Dream Award 2009 Presented to Nell Braxton Gibson as a "believer in social justice, she embodies the past, present and future of MCS' mission and serves as a model to our students."

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Absalom Jones Award 2009
Absalom Jones Award 2009

Union of Black Episcopalians Absalom Jones Award, 2009 Presented to Nell Braxton Gibson in recognition of her leadership within the Episcopal Church

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Trinity Church Wall Street 2007
Trinity Church Wall Street 2007

Transformational Fellow 2007 Nell Braxton Gibson was honored for her work for social transformation in metropolitan New York, and nationally for nearly 50 years

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Who's Who Among African Americans
Who's Who Among African Americans

Who's Who Among African Americans 1994-1995 Nell Braxton Gibson was selected for inclusion for her significant civic and professional contributions to American society

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UBE President's Award 1991
UBE President's Award 1991

Union of Black Episcopalians President's Award, 1991 Awarded to Nell Braxton Gibson for her national and international commitment to alleviating oppression throughout the African diaspora

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Doctor of Divinity Berkeley Divinity School at Yale 1985
Doctor of Divinity Berkeley Divinity School at Yale 1985

Doctor of Divinity honoris causa, 1985 Presented at Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University Awarded to Nell Braxton Gibson for her work in bringing more women and people of color onto the Board

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