Nominations open for the WISE annual awards 2011
Nominations have opened for the Wise Annual Awards, given in recognition of companies and individuals who have actively promoted science, engineering and construction to girls and young women.
Do you know an organisation that has done outstanding work in this area? Or an individual who has helped girls and young women into science, engineering or construction? Or a woman in the early stages of a SET career who stands out as a role model to others? If so, you can nominate them for one of the three WISE awards now. You can also nominate yourself.
The WISE Excellence Award is open to women who are in the early stages of their career, scientists and those working in construction. She must have demonstrated a high level of commitment to her chosen profession and to the promotion of science, engineering and construction to girls and young women. The winner will receive a cheque for £1,000 and an engraved plaque.
The WISE Champion Award is open to schools, industry, universities, colleges, charities and professional bodies who have taken steps to actively address the WISE mission to encourage girls and young women in to STEM education and related careers. The winner will receive an engraved plaque.
The WISE Adviser Award is open to career advisers, teachers, ambassadors, mentors and educators who have motivated and enthused girls and young women to pursue STEM related subjects. The winner will receive an engraved plaque.
The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Friday 16 September 2011.
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