Emerging Change Makers

Outstanding Emerging Change Makers

This award honours leadership potential in science, technology, engineering and mathematics teaching, research, entrepreneurship or a technology-based business. Nominees must exemplify qualities which are expected to make him/her a future leader in Alberta's innovation community.

WHO CAN APPLY: An individual under 40 years of age

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 makes this nominee a leader? (Are they the president of an organization or club? Have they been involved in community service, led the publication of research results or patent applications?)
  2. 2. Describe some of the activities the nominee has led or participated in that showcase their passion for innovation.
  3. 3. How has the nominee demonstrated initiative in Alberta’s science and technology community?
  4. 4. Describe how the nominee demonstrates entrepreneurial qualities such as recognizing an opportunity, leading the development of the opportunity and ultimately achieving a significant impact in his/her field.
  5. 5. How has the nominee been recognized as a leader? What awards/accolades has the nominee received?

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