The Bronze Beaver Award is given in recognition of distinguished service to MIT and/or its Association of Alumni by alumni who have been active and outstanding in phases of alumni activity. This award is the highest honor the MIT Alumni Association can award any of its members.
“I am thrilled to be honored with a Bronze Beaver Award from the MIT Alumni Association,” said Israel. “MIT provided me with a foundational education, an introduction to amazing people in the MIT community, and opened many doors over the course of my career.”
Israel received an S.B. in electrical engineering from MIT’s School of Engineering before attending law school at Emory University. She is currently the president of the Class of 1986 and class stewardship agent. Israel has served on the Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Annual Giving Board, and the Corporation Nominating Committee.
Located in Shook’s Houston office, Israel focuses her practice on intellectual property law and emphasizes on patent litigation.