Annual Innovator Award

Join AWIS Chicago for our 10th Annual Awards Dinner Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Please join AWIS Chicago in our 10th year of celebration of women in science, as we honor Yamuna Krishnan and Miiri Kotche, recipients of the 2016 Innovator and Motivator Awards. Our annual awards dinner will include short talks by our distinguished awardees about their work, career paths, and insights on women in science. Registration includes […]

Source: Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago | Editor

AWIS Chicago 2015 Innovator and Motivator Awards Thursday, 27 August 2015

AWIS Chicago will honor Kate Keahey – 2015 Innovator Award Recepient and Dimitra Georganopoulou-2015 Motivator Award Recipient. Kate Keahey, Ph.D. Kate is a computer scientist at Argonne National Laboratory and a senior fellow at the University of Chicago Computation Institute. Why She Won: Kate Keahey received her Ph.D. in computer science from Indiana University in […]

Source: Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago | Editor

Innovator and Motivator Award by AWIS Chicago Wednesday, 19 November 2014

2014 AWIS Chicago Awards Dinner Featured Awardees: Innovator Award – Dr. Tanya Berger-Wolf, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she heads the Computational Population Biology Lab. It’s our great pleasure to honor Dr. Tanya Berger-Wolf, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago, […]

Source: Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago | Editor

Innovator and Motivator Award by AWIS Chicago Friday, 12 April 2013

2013 AWIS Chicago Awards Dinner Featured Awardees: 7th Innovator Award – Dr. Barbara Di Eugenio, of the University of Illinois Chicago, for demonstrating innovative approaches in computational models of Natural Language Processing. Her work is applied to various interactive applications in education technology and human-robot interactions, where users can hold a natural conversation with a […]

Source: Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago | Editor

2011 Innovator Award Dinner Thursday, 2 June 2011

This year’s Innovator Award Dinner will be held on Thursday June 23rd.

Source: Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago | Editor

Fourth Annual Award Innovator Dinner (2010) Tuesday, 28 September 2010

4th Annual AWIS-CAC Innovator Award: Sometimes, you have to jump. Dr. Alicia Loffler was honored as the 2010 AWIS Innovator Award winner. Dr. Loffler is the Associate Vice President for Innovation and New Ventures in the newly created Innovations and New Ventures Office at Northwestern University.  She spoke about her career  and how she has worked at […]

Source: Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago | Editor

Third Annual Innovator Award (2009) Sunday, 23 August 2009

3rd Annual AWIS-CAC Innovator Award: Capturing Life at the Interface. Dr. Tijana Rajh was honored as the 2009 AWIS Innovator Award winner. Dr. Rajh is a chemist at Argonne National Laboraties. She gave a brief talk at the dinner about her career and experiences as a female scientist. *Support for Northwestern University students generously provided […]

Source: Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago | Editor

Second Annual Innovator Award (2008) Tuesday, 16 December 2008

Dr. Teresa Woodruff is the Thomas J. Watkins Memorial Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Woodruff is the Executive Director of the Institute for Women’s Health Research and Division Chief of the newly created Division of Fertility Preservation, and Professor of Neurobiology and Physiology, Weinberg School of Arts and […]

Source: Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago | Editor

First Annual Innovator Award (2007) Sunday, 16 December 2007

The recipient of our inaguaral Innovator Award was Dr. Holly Falk-Krzesinski.  She is currently the Director of the Office of Research and Development at Northwestern University. Want to keep yourself up-to-date on AWIS Chicago activities? Follow AWIS Chicago on Twitter! You can request to be added to our listserve by clicking here, and join the […]

Source: Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago Annual Innovator Award – AWIS Chicago | Editor

2017 AWIS-Chicago Innovator:
Ramille Shah, Ph.D
Northwestern University

2017 AWIS-Chicago Motivator:
Jini Ramprakash, MBA, M.Sc.
Argonne National Laboratory