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The Achievement Award

The Achievement Award is presented for:

  • Noteworthy, proven, technical or scientific achievement on or contributions to a single aerospace project or program that represents a breakthrough or milestone in the aerospace field.
  • The achievement or contribution should have been made during the 18 months preceding the nomination period.
  • Commitment to professional growth.
  • Service as a role model or mentor that shows dedication to the advancement of women in aerospace.

The Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented for:

  • Noteworthy contributions to aerospace during a career spanning at least 25 years.
  • Commitment to professional growth.
  • Service as a role model or mentor that shows dedication to the advancement of women in aerospace.

The Leadership Award

The Leadership Award is presented for:

  • Demonstration of exemplary leadership abilities that enable others to succeed in the aerospace field.
  • Leadership of noteworthy contributions to the aerospace field on a single project over several years or during a career.
  • Commitment to professional growth.
  • Service as a role model or mentor that shows dedication to the advancement of women in aerospace.

The Aerospace Educator Award

The Aerospace Educator Award is presented for:

  • Excellence as a full-time educator teaching aerospace topics (at least in part) at the K-12, collegiate, or graduate levels.
  • Motivation of students to excel in aerospace-related educational endeavors.
  • Service to colleagues and community.
  • Commitment to professional growth.
  • Service as a role model or mentor that shows dedication to the advancement of women in aerospace.

The Aerospace Awareness Award

The Aerospace Awareness Award is presented for:

  • Excellence in outreach and building public awareness of aerospace programs and developments.
  • Innovative approaches to increasing public understanding of aerospace development and activities.
  • Commitment to advancing and defining the roles that aerospace plays in all aspects of society.
  • Commitment to professional growth.
  • Service as a role model or mentor that shows dedication to the advancement of women in aerospace.

The Initiative-Inspiration-Impact Award

The Initiative-Inspiration-Impact is presented for:

  • An individual in her early career, who consistently surpasses expectations from a technical, interpersonal, and management (if applicable) perspective.
  • The achievement or contribution should have been made during the 24 months preceding the nomination period.
  • Noteworthy contributions to the aerospace industry during a career spanning fewer than 10 years.
  • Commitment to professional growth.
  • Service as a role model or mentor that shows dedication to the advancement of women in aerospace.