Athena Outstanding Volunteer Award

Athena Outstanding Volunteer Award

Congratulations to Ingrid Pederson, winner of the 2020 Athena Outstanding Volunteer Award!

Watch for nominations for 2021 awards to open in spring 2021!

In honor of Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour, AWSN is pleased to announce the Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour Memorial Award for Outstanding Volunteer - The Athena.


AWSN offers an annual award to recognize significant contributions made by a volunteer to the AWSN community.


To demonstrate that the criteria for this award are met, you will be asked to:

● Provide a nomination letter

● Indicate the volunteer role(s) the nominee has played and their impact and unique contributions within the AWSN community

● Describe any non-AWSN volunteer roles

● Up to 3 supporting letters of recommendation


If you are not able to submit online, please send an email to indicating that your hard copy nomination is enroute to our mailing address:

AWSN Attention: Athena Award Committee 3553 - 31 Street NW, Box 53 Calgary, Alberta T2L 2K7


The winner and nominees may be considered for our Mentors Recognition biographies.

Our Mission: Enabling a culture of diversity and inclusivity through STEM Programs. AWSN acts as the platform that initiates or supports programs, partners and stakeholders who amplify, magnify, or accelerate systemic and social change within the greater community, allowing all to participate to their full capacity in STEM