November 2021: The Men's Story Project YouTube channel received the ShareCare Emmy in the Men's Health category. The ShareCare Awards are produced by ShareCare in partnership with the National Television Academy of Arts and Sciences NY Chapter (which produces the Emmy's), and recognize excellence in digital health media. This award is shared with each MSP presenter and production team member who has co-built this work over time!
August 2021: Dr. Josie Lehrer, MSP Founder/Director, received the Public Health Innovator Award from the Harvard School of Public Health for her work in developing the Men's Story Project and helping to advance positive masculinities and gender equality.
February 2016: Marc Peters, Men's Health Coordinator at Brown, received the university's Excellence Award for Innovation. The award notes his wide range of healthy masculinity and violence prevention work on campus, including education with Greek organizations and athletic teams, and launching and directing Brown's Men's Story Project: Looking Within, Speaking Out production.
Spring 2015: Alex Plum, Emory MSP director and master's student in public health, received the 2015 Emory University Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes students who embody the qualities of honesty, integrity, courage and responsibility which are fundamental to effective leadership. Alex received the award for his work addressing health disparities in the U.S. and abroad among adolescents - particularly young men. The award recognized his "collaborative leadership with the Men's Story Project, where men from Emory came together to tell their own stories about growing into healthy masculinities."
May 2010: MSP Founder Josie Lehrer received the University of California - San Francisco Chancellor’s Award for Public Service, in recognition of her community work including initiation of the “groundbreaking” Men’s Story Project.
April 2009: The Men's Story Project received a Bears Breaking Boundaries 2009 Award at the University of California-Berkeley, in the category of Improving Student Life. The award provided support for a qualitative evaluation study of the MSP with audience members and presenters, to inform future initiatives.