About Mina (Prakash) Kapadia
Mina Kapadia was born Mina Colaco in January 12, 1937. She married B. A. Prakash in 1963 and had two children Sunil Prakash (deceased 2011) and Nandika (Prakash) D’Souza (faculty in the College of Engineering). She was widowed in 1973 and married Mukesh Kapadia in 1979. She passed away July 28, 2019. She began work as an administrative assistant in 1953 and worked in a number of companies till 2002.
As a staff member, she epitomized the qualities of facilitative support of needs, high organizational efficiency, clear communication and engagement of all stakeholders.
In her personal life she exhibited the qualities of resilience, gratitude, personal faith and open heartedness. She loved bringing people together and recognizing people for all they do to enable others.
Nominations requested by March 15th.
2020 Diana Bergeman
2019 Melissa Getty
2018 Nancy Van Hoy
2017 Robin Shull
Comment on the qualities of facilitative support of needs, high organizational efficiency, clear communication and engagement of all stakeholders to support students and/or departments in the college of engineering