Women in Innovation

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

QUALIFIED NOMINEES: A female individual, team, or organization

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


    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?
        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?

Note – The nomination format is general for all categories.