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Women's Centers Awards

Deadline:  July 28, 2017

 

To be considered for a Women's Center Award, please complete this online application and upload

  • one letter of self-nomination AND
  • the name of one person who will complete a letter of recommendation
 

You may choose to submit an resume or CV.

 

Only applicants with current individual membership and completed applications will be considered.

 

Outstanding Achievement Award

The annual NWSA Women’s Centers Outstanding Achievement award is given to remarkable women working in Women’s Centers/Gender Equity Centers who have accomplished a significant endeavor to improve the lives of women, and have addressed gender equity, sexism and other forms of oppression.

 

Emerging Leader Award

An Emerging Leader is an individual new to the field of Women’s Center/Gender Equity Centers who has demonstrated extraordinary dedication to the issues that affect women on campus, in their community or globally.

 

Founders Awards

While collaborative efforts of many faculty, students and staff contributed to the establishment of the early women’s centers in the academy, this award is a special recognition of the pioneers who were the first directors of a college or university women’s center that has continued to serve students, faculty, and/or staff for at least two decades.

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is given to an individual whose professional accomplishments includes leadership and service for a significant period of time as a Women’s Center director at one or more institutions of higher education in their professional career. This individual will have served as an effective visionary on behalf of women’s equality and lives, as an advocate, role model and mentor to other women and those dedicated to gender equity, and as one whose engagement with policy and systemic change has helped shaped the course of women’s and gender issues in her workplace, and, thus, provided a standard of excellence and enduring legacy.