The Carpentries Executive Council announced that Malvika Sharan and FotisPsomopoulos received the special CarpentryCon Community Award. The Executive Councilcreated this award to acknowledge their tremendous contributions in establishingCarpentryCon, the first global in-person event to bring together newer and moreexperienced community members to share knowledge, network, develop new skills, anddevelop strategies for building strong local communities in an inclusive andwelcoming environment. 

You can see the official Carpentries news announcement here:https://carpentries.org/blog/2018/12/community-service-award/