Innovator and Motivator Awards

Know a woman who has made innovative contributions to a STEM field either inside or out of the lab?

Know someone (male or female) who has demonstrated service, support, and mentorship of women in STEM? 

Nominate a friend or colleague for our annual Innovator or Motivator Award. Complete the nomination form (3 questions + contact info) and send to info@awis-chicago.org by April 7, 2017.

 

The annual AWIS Chicago “Innovator Award” exemplifies AWIS Chicago’s commitment to recognizing women in the Chicagoland area who have provided innovative research contributions in science and engineering. Our Innovator award goes to a female scientist with innovative contributions to fields of science, technology, engineering, or math (research or non-research) The Motivator award is an individual (male or female) with demonstrated service, support, and mentorship of women in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM). Every year, we accept nominations for these awards from the public and present them at our yearly awards dinner. 

Our 2016 Innovator award winner was Dr. Yamuna Krishnan from University of Chicago. Our 2016 Motivator award winner was Dr. Miiri Kotchi from University of Illinois – Chicago.