2022 Winner: Social Innovation – Programs Promoting Women (Gender Inclusion)

WINNER: AWSN, Team Submission

Initiative: AWSN Equitable Scholarship

AWSN designed an innovative scholarship program for undergraduate and re-engaging STEM students using an intersectional lens. Through the guidance of a gender-based analysis plus (GBA+), the program allows AWSN to distribute the awards in an equitable manner, limiting unconscious bias, stereotypes, and other barriers commonly faced by underrepresented groups.