The Society of Women Engineers strives to advance and honor the contributions of women at all stages of their career as well as recognize the successes of SWE members and individuals who enhance the engineering profession through contributions to industry, education and the community.
It is my pleasure to announce that the annual awards and recognition for SWE Region G will be held at this year’s Regional Conference in Cincinnati, OH on March 2-4, 2012. All members of the Region G area are eligible to apply for the individual and section awards.
|Advancing Leader Award – Collegiate and/or Professional||Recognizes leaders who are actively engaged in engineering or technology, has demonstrated outstanding technical excellence, and has consistently engaged with SWE.|
|Gem Award – Professional||Celebrates professionals who have advanced and achieved successes in engineering technical career, have demonstrated outstanding technical excellence, and have consistently supported women in STEM over their lifetime.|
|Membership Anniversary||Recognizes members who have achieved milestone anniversaries as a SWE member. No application required.|
|Aspiring Program Award – Professional Section||Recognizes the section with the best program for career guidance/outreach or professional development in 2009.|
|Aspiring Program Award – Collegiate Section||Recognizes the section with the best program for career guidance/outreach or professional development in 2009.|
|Achieving Collegiate Section Award||Celebrates the Collegiate section that is most able to meet SWE’s strategic priorities based on self-evaluation, reports, and documented activities.|
|Membership Award||Recognizes the collegiate and professional section with the best membership growth. No application required.|
|Section Charter Anniversary||Recognizes sections that have achieved milestone anniversaries. No application required.|
Applications must be received by January 15, 2012. Details of submission requirements can be found in SWE Communities Region G Goings. http://communities.swe.org/COP/RegionGGoings/. Applications should be sent to the Region G Awards Committee Chair, Virginia Brandt at Virginia.Brandt@SWE.org. The Region G Awards Committee is looking for additional volunteers to serve on the committee and a committee chair elect. The primary responsibilities of the committee members are to review the applications, select the award recipients and provide recommendations for improvement for future years following the Region G Conference in March. If interested, please contact Virginia or me.
Jessica Rannow, SWE Region G Governor