Minerva Mentoring Award
Nominations are open until June 30, 2021 for The Minerva Mentoring Award!
AWSN offers an annual award to recognize significant contributions made towards the mentoring of girls/women of all ages. This award is made to one outstanding mentor of any gender.
To demonstrate that the criteria for this award are met, please describe how your nominee:
- Has made an impact, or has been an inspiration in your life, or the lives of others, in the area of science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
- Has made this contribution in Alberta, while residing in Alberta. (Does not have to be currently living in Alberta.)
You may also include details about how your nominee:
- May have made a significant contribution to science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
- May work for and/or promote the importance of science, technology, engineering or mathematics to the minds of the future: junior scientists, students and young children; for example, a volunteer who faithfully goes out into the schools to deliver science presentations to inspire upcoming generations.
- May be a respected professional in their field, someone who has been sought by many individuals, the media or institutions to speak about issues related to the promotion of science and/or the impact of decisions made by the provincial/federal governments.
- May be an advocate in advancing issues pertaining to recruitment and retention of women in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
- May have been the recipient of other awards.
- May have served as a mentor or organizer for a number of years in an Alberta association of women in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
Nominations must include:
- Nominator and Nominee contact information
- Nomination letter
- Nominee CV/Resume
- Optional: up to 2 reference letters
If you are not able to submit online, please send an email to email@example.com indicating that your hard copy nomination is enroute to our mailing address:
AWSN Attention: Minerva Mentoring Award Committee 3553 - 31 Street NW, Box 53 Calgary, Alberta T2L 2K7
A mentor can be of any gender. All submissions become the property of AWSN. The winner and nominees may be considered for our Mentors Recognition biographies.
2020 winner: Dr. Ania Ulrich