Women in STEM

Outstanding Women in STEM

This award honours leadership and significant contribution to a science, engineering, mathematics or technology (STEM) innovation or breakthrough through researcher entrepreneurial activity.

WHO CAN APPLY: An female individual or team

Written nomination submission MUST address the following criteria. Frame your answers for a non-expert in your field; use layman’s terms.

Criteria

    1. 1. What is the problem or opportunity you addressed through this innovation? (250 words)
    2. 2. How did you develop the solution? Answer the following questions: (750 words)
      1. – Describe the research or innovation and how it is unique and leading edge.
      2. – Has the innovation or research resulted in a solution to a common or persistent problem? Has it been an incremental change or a major leap forward?.
      3. – What is the significance of these advancements, locally and globally?
    1. 3. Demonstrate impact. (500 words)
      1. – Describe the overall impact and benefits of the contribution to STEM. How is the contribution particularly noteworthy?
      2. – Describe how the nominee has been recognized as a leading expert in her field. Is the nominee a recipient of major awards or is her work cited by others in refereed journals and publications?

    Nominations for the 2020 ASTech Awards are open March 16 – May 31, 2020.