Athena Swan

Athena Swan promotes and supports the careers of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (STEM), and aims to address gender inequalities and imbalance in these disciplines and, in particular, the under-representation of women in senior roles.

Thursday, 9 April 2015

2015 WISE Awards for Inspirational Women in STEM

DEADLINE: Monday 17 August 9am

The WISE Awards are intending to achieve the following objectives:
  • Celebration of excellence and contribution women make to Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Manufacturing
  • Stories to inspire others, especially those that would otherwise consider that these subjects/careers were for not for “people like me”
  • Recognises the critical role of organisations and individuals have in influencing the choices girls and women
  • We expect the winners to actively work with us to achieve the goal of “1 million more women in STEM”
The categories are:
Apprentice Award – sponsored by Rolls-Royce
Girl Award – sponsored by Intel
Hero Award – sponsored by Babcock
Research Award - sponsored by Thales
Lifetime Achievement Award – sponsored by Halliburton
Employer Award – sponsored by AWE
Influence Award – sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering
Health & Safety Award – sponsored by Amec Foster Wheeler
Inspiring Young People Award – sponsored by Atkins
Tech Start-Up Award – sponsored by Goldman Sachs
Campaign Award – sponsored by Network Rail
Bloomberg Open Technology Award – sponsored by Bloomberg

So if you know someone who should be recognised for their contributions to STEM, be sure to read the full rules and specs here.

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