2013 Clementina Saduwa Award – Call for Applications


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Nominations and applications for the 2013 Clementina Saduwa Award are now being accepted.

Objectives of the Award is to recognize a women engineer in Region 8 who, through her engineering and career achievements, has demonstrated noteworthy support for women in the profession and has established a benchmark of engineering excellence.

The final decision will be based on various aspects, including CV, personal statement, level of difficulties in achieving a professional career, reference letters, level of involvement of referees.

Selection Criteria will be reviewed by the IEEE Region 8 WIE and Awards and Recognition Subcommittees. The eligible candidate must be;

1. An active female engineer working in one of the fields of interest of IEEE.

2. An IEEE member who’s engineering and career achievements are performed in one of the countries belonging to the IEEE Region 8.

3. The submitted application must provide a statement (750 words maximum) that reflects her career goals, challenges and obstacles she faced in her career and describes how she had overcome them.

4. The nominator (who could be a non-IEEE member) has to submit at least two signed endorsement letters from individuals (References) who are qualified to evaluate her success (Work colleague, teachers, etc). Additional optional endorsement letters from public or private establishments can be provided.

5. Award can be offered to candidate one time only.

Amount of the Award:

Set to 1000 Euro.

Submission guidelines:

Applications must be submitted to the IEEE R8 WIE Coordinator joyce.mwangama@ieee.org; incomplete applications will not be considered. Deadline is 23:59 UTC 15 February 2013. Clementina Saduwa Award call for application