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WE Local Awards

The Society of Women Engineers strives to advance and honor the contributions of women at all stages of their careers and recognize the successes of SWE members and individuals who enhance the engineering profession through contributions to the industry, education, and the community. WE Local Awards provide additional opportunities to recognize outstanding SWE members, SWE groups, and individuals.


WE Local Awards Submission Details

Nominators will be contacted with results: November
Applications are open: August 1- September 30, 11:59pm CT
Application Links/Requirements/Descriptions for Awards: 2022 WE Local Awards Packet Final
Questions: awards@swe.org

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Recipients

Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award   Emerson Women’s Impact Network Marshalltown Chapter

Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award   LIFT (Cummins India Technical Organization)

Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award   Pioneer Valley Women in STEM (PVWIS)

Engaged Advocate Award          Sreyoshi Bhaduri, Ph.D.

Engaged Advocate Award          Sylvie DeLaHunt

Engaged Advocate Award          Jennifer Dugan

Engaged Advocate Award          Dee Frewert, Ed.D.

Engaged Advocate Award          Gisella R. Lamas Samanamud, Ph.D.

Engaged Advocate Award          Susan Manning Meier

Engaged Advocate Award          Diane L. Peters, P.E., Ph.D., F.SWE

Engaged Advocate Award          Asad Hasan Sahir, Ph.D.

Engaged Advocate Award          Tuyet-Hanh Nguyen Schnell

Engaged Advocate Award          Danielle E. Schroeder

Engaged Advocate Award          Louvere M. Walker-Hannon

Guiding Star Award       Enakshi Deb

Guiding Star Award       Mykel Dolinski

Guiding Star Award       Meagan Mae Dube

Guiding Star Award       Sarah Holdrup

Guiding Star Award       Courtney Keiser

Guiding Star Award       Celia Kornegay

Guiding Star Award       Francesca M. LaPinta

Guiding Star Award       Kavya Narayanan

Guiding Star Award       Katherine Elizabeth Nicholson

Guiding Star Award       Ozioma C. Ozigbo

Guiding Star Award       Vidhya Thiyagarajan

Guiding Star Award       Rebekah L. Travis

Guiding Star Award       Olivia Wright

Guiding Star Award       Amy O. Zheng

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Award              Georgia Tech Society of Women Engineers and Georgia Tech Women in Engineering, Tea with the Dean

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Award         Rocky Mountain Section and Colorado School of Mines, Gear-Up Collegiate Partnered Series

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Award         SWE Central Illinois Section and SWE University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Collegiate Section, Power Up Your Digital Presence

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Award              Tampa Bay Area Professional Section and University of South Florida Collegiate Section, Dress for Success

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Award              Tampa Bay Area Professional Section and University of South Florida Collegiate Section, SWE Tea and Women’s Forum

Local ELiTE Award          Abhilasha Bhargav-Spantzel, Ph.D.

Local ELiTE Award          V. Prathima Gollapudi

Local ELiTE Award          Melissa Nicole Jones

Local ELiTE Award          Smita Kharkate

Local ELiTE Award          Jordan Mahoney

Local ELiTE Award          Deepali Palta, Ph.D.

Local ELiTE Award          Shaina Shapiro

Local ELiTE Award          Garima Yadav

Local New ELiTE Award Molli Jayne Andor

Local New ELiTE Award Abby Brooks

Local New ELiTE Award Mariel Cisneros

Local New ELiTE Award Kara DiNatale

Local New ELiTE Award Claire Dvorak

Local New ELiTE Award Sayali Igave

Local New ELiTE Award Victoria S. Png

Local New ELiTE Award Claire Rydeen

Local New ELiTE Award Nnennaya Mgbo Udochu

Local New ELiTE Award Yuhong Wang

Local New ELiTE Award Maranda E. Wong

Local New ELiTE Award Hainan Zeng

Local New ELiTE Award Melissa Cay Zhdankin

Outstanding Outreach Event     Emerson’s Women’s Impact Network Marshalltown Chapter

Outstanding Outreach Event     Koç University Society of Women Engineers (KUSWE)

Outstanding Outreach Event     Mines Section of SWE

Outstanding Outreach Event     Rutgers University Society of Women Engineers

Outstanding Outreach Event     Smoky Mountain Section

Outstanding Outreach Event     Society of Women Engineers Wichita Professional Section Engineering Expo

Outstanding Outreach Event     SWE Detroit

Outstanding Outreach Event     SWE Hartford

Outstanding Outreach Event     SWE Pittsburgh

Outstanding Outreach Event     The University of Texas at Austin

Outstanding Outreach Event     University of Pittsburgh SWE

Outstanding Outreach Event     Virtual STEMinists & PHS SWENexters

Outstanding Professional Development Event              Emerson FCEC Women Impact Network Employee Resource Group

Outstanding Professional Development Event              Lowcountry SWE

Outstanding Professional Development Event              Mines Section of SWE

Outstanding Professional Development Event              Pioneer Valley Women in STEM (PVWIS)

Outstanding Professional Development Event   Rocky Mountain Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event              Society of Women Engineers – Kansas City Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event              Society of Women Engineers Central Illinois Professional Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event              Society of Women Engineers, Cummins College of Engineering for Women

Outstanding Professional Development Event   The Ohio State University Society of Women Engineers

Outstanding Professional Development Event              University of California GradSWE

Outstanding Professional Development Event              University of Michigan Society of Women Engineers Collegiate Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event              University of Pittsburgh SWE

Pieronek Memorial Public Policy Grant Award              Stacey M. DelVecchio, F.SWE

Rising Star Award          Alejandra  Arcila Castillo

Rising Star Award          Samruddhi Pravin Deode

Rising Star Award          Caroline Denise Dunning

Rising Star Award          Viktoria Kungel

Rising Star Award          Minautee Minautee

Rising Star Award          Ashley Purcella

Rising Star Award          Sophia Ung

Rising Star Award          Emily Wallace

Rising Star Award          Kimberly D. Wang

Sustaining Benefactor Award    Burns & McDonnell

Sustaining Benefactor Award    Caterpillar Inc. – SWE-Central Illinois

Sustaining Benefactor Award    John Deere India

Diversity & Inclusion Partner John Deere India Private Limited

Diversity & Inclusion Partner PepsiCo Society of Women Engineers (PEPSWE)

Diversity & Inclusion Partner Sandia Women’s Action Network (SWAN)

Diversity & Inclusion Partner US Encompass Women

Diversity & Inclusion Partner Vecna Robotics

Engaged Advocate Christy H. Drewry

Engaged Advocate Maricarmen Escamilla Jauregui

Engaged Advocate Stueti Gupta

Engaged Advocate Christina Kull Martens

Engaged Advocate Yin Wai Vanessa Li

Engaged Advocate Anne Lucietto, Ph.D.

Engaged Advocate Tracy Nguyen, O.D.

Engaged Advocate Terita Norton

Engaged Advocate Claudine Phaire

Engaged Advocate Bich-Van Pham, Ph.D.

Engaged Advocate Jennifer Tanzillo

Engaged Advocate Anna Topol, Ph.D.

Engaged Advocate Tao Wang

Guiding Star Simrun Buttar

Guiding Star Taylor Rose Daniels

Guiding Star Emily Ganley

Guiding Star Natalie Hahn

Guiding Star Julia Hines

Guiding Star Jessica Horii

Guiding Star Anezka Kovarik

Guiding Star Alejandra Leija

Guiding Star Katie Lenz

Guiding Star Hannah Lin

Guiding Star Amanda Slager

Guiding Star Sharon Thomas

Guiding Star Allison Wilcox

Guiding Star Lee Danielle Young

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Chicago Regional Section

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Cummins

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Northwestern

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Rutgers University

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event SWE New Jersey

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event SWE Cummins College of Engineering for Women Student Affiliate (SWE CCEW)

Outstanding Outreach Event California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Outstanding Outreach Event Colorado School of Mines

Outstanding Outreach Event Dallas SWE

Outstanding Outreach Event John Deere India Lakshya ERG SWE Team

Outstanding Outreach Event Rocky Mountain Section

Outstanding Outreach Event Santa Clara University

Outstanding Outreach Event Society of Women Engineers at the University of New Mexico

Outstanding Outreach Event SWE at UVA

Outstanding Outreach Event Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune, India Society of Women Engineers Affiliate

Outstanding Outreach Event SWE Space Coast Section

Outstanding Outreach Event SWE Virtual STEMinists

Outstanding Outreach Event Upper Cumberland Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event Carnegie Mellon University SWE

Outstanding Professional Development Event John Deere India : PANKH Program

Outstanding Professional Development Event Koç University Society of Women Engineers (KUSWE)

Outstanding Professional Development Event Medtronic SWE ERG – Louisville, CO

Outstanding Professional Development Event Purdue Society of Women Engineers

Outstanding Professional Development Event Rocky Mountain Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event Rutgers University

Outstanding Professional Development Event Sandia Women’s Action Network

Outstanding Professional Development Event SWE Central Indiana

Outstanding Professional Development Event SWE Pune Affiliate

Outstanding Professional Development Event The Ohio State University SWE Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event University of Pittsburgh Society of Women Engineers

Rising Star Claudia E. Berdugo Diaz

Rising Star Madeline Blair

Rising Star Allie Ćemalović

Rising Star Alexa Jakob

Rising Star Celia Kornegay

Rising Star Ozioma Ozigbo

Rising Star Paulina Rajski

Rising Star Kelli Ross

Rising Star Mallory Smith

Rising Star Rachel Tabor

Rising Star Vidhya Thiyagarajan

Rising Star Hanna Tormey

Rising Star Rebekah Travis

Rising Star Lillian Tso

Rising Star Sofia Vainikos

Rising Star Sophia Xu

Sustaining Benefactor Spirit AeroSystems

WE Local ELiTE Nichole Elff

WE Local ELiTE Lindsay Hess

WE Local ELiTE Cassi Janakos

WE Local ELiTE Neema Nair

WE Local ELiTE Blanca Rosa Navarro Piedra

WE Local ELiTE Rebecca M. Reck, Ph.D.

WE Local ELiTE Jennifer D. Thomas

WE Local ELiTE Victoria Tinsley

WE Local ELiTE Lauren M. Wolf

WE Local Integrator Preetika Hingorani

WE Local Integrator Keerthika Pandiselvan

WE Local Legacy Erica Clark-Heinrich

WE Local Legacy Dorci Cotton

WE Local Legacy Leslie M. Phinney, Ph.D.

WE Local Legacy Lisa M. Rimpf

WE Local Legacy Tuyet-Hanh Schnell

WE Local New ELiTE Sahara Becker

WE Local New ELiTE Sreyoshi Bhaduri, Ph.D.

WE Local New ELiTE Kimberly Daloise

WE Local New ELiTE Cary Kaczowka

WE Local New ELiTE Brianna LaBarge, CSSBB, PMP

WE Local New ELiTE Ishita Mandhan

WE Local New ELiTE Elyse McMillen

WE Local New ELiTE Hannah Morris

WE Local New ELiTE Nicole Naber

WE Local New ELiTE Katie Obbagy

WE Local New ELiTE Rishika Shekhawat

WE Local New ELiTE Erin Syverson

WE Local New ELiTE Kristen Wagner

WE Local New ELiTE Maryssa L. Weir

WE Local New ELiTE Beenish Zia

Diversity & Inclusion Partner Becton Dickinson Women’s Initiative Network

Diversity & Inclusion Partner Lockheed Martin Women’s Impact Network ERG

Diversity & Inclusion Partner University of Illinois Extension – 4-H

Engaged Advocate Leigh Estabrooks, Ed.D.

Engaged Advocate Gretchen Hein

Engaged Advocate Simi Hoque, Ph.D., P.E.

Engaged Advocate Sandy Ilievski, P.Eng

Engaged Advocate Melinda Keller 

Engaged Advocate Anagha Kulkarni, Ph.D.

Engaged Advocate Martha McCabe

Guiding Star Krithika Balakrishnan

Guiding Star Haley Barnes, M.S.

Guiding Star Haley Clafton

Guiding Star Alice Connelli

Guiding Star Madeline Dubelier

Guiding Star Cassidy Elwell

Guiding Star Tracy Goldman

Guiding Star Catherine Gurecky

Guiding Star Toral Kadakia

Guiding Star Magdelene Lee

Guiding Star Mariah Manzano

Guiding Star Jessica Stieglitz

Guiding Star Kazi Tasneem

Guiding Star Emma Van Fossen

Guiding Star Olivia Wanless

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Drexel Society of Women Engineers and Philadelphia Society of Women Engineers

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event SWE Central Indiana Professional Section and IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) SWE Section

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event SWE Pune Affiliate and MIT World Peace University (WPU)

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event Tampa Bay Area Section and University of South Florida Section

Joint Professional/Collegiate Event University of Minnesota University of Minnesota and Ford Motor Company

Outstanding Outreach Event California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Society of Women Engineers

Outstanding Outreach Event Colorado School of Mines Section

Outstanding Outreach Event Emerson Women in STEM Marshalltown

Outstanding Outreach Event Georgia Tech SWE

Outstanding Outreach Event Northrop Grumman Women’s International Network (NGWIN) South Bay ERG

Outstanding Outreach Event Santa Clara University Section

Outstanding Outreach Event Society of Women Engineers at San Jose State University

Outstanding Outreach Event Society of Women Engineers at UVA

Outstanding Outreach Event Society of Women Engineers at the University of Virginia

Outstanding Outreach Event SWE Rocky Mountain Section

Outstanding Outreach Event University of Cincinnati SWE

Outstanding Outreach Event Wichita Professional Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Outstanding Professional Development Event Colorado School of Mines Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event Cornell Society of Women Engineers

Outstanding Professional Development Event Drexel Society of Women Engineers

Outstanding Professional Development Event Georgia Tech SWE

Outstanding Professional Development Event LADWP-SWE Professional Affiliate Group

Outstanding Professional Development Event The Ohio State University

Outstanding Professional Development Event Society of Women Engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Outstanding Professional Development Event SWE Los Angeles Professional Section

Outstanding Professional Development Event SWE Wisconsin

Outstanding Professional Development Event University of Pittsburgh

Outstanding Professional Development Event The University of South Florida Society of Women Engineers

Rising Star Christina Adams

Rising Star Madison Best

Rising Star Katie Bishop

Rising Star Michelle Cai

 

Rising Star Nora Dunleavy

Rising Star Ellen Frahm

Rising Star Sarah Holdrup

Rising Star Samantha Low

Rising Star Samruddhi Mangrulkar

Rising Star Morgan Potts

Rising Star Katherine Seidl

Sustaining Benefactor Collins Aerospace

Sustaining Benefactor John Deere India Pvt.Ltd.

Sustaining Benefactor Los Angeles Department of Water and Power LADWP

WE Local ELiTE Sireesha Akula

WE Local ELiTE Sarita Kuppili, MSME

WE Local ELiTE Rochelle L.N. Larson

WE Local ELiTE Jeri Lynn Metzger

WE Local ELiTE Rachel Morford

WE Local ELiTE Jessica Stitt

WE Local ELiTE Sunita Utgikar

WE Local ELiTE Amanda Weissman

WE Local ELiTE Allison Wright

WE Local Legacy Diane Peters, Ph.D., P.E., F.SWE

WE Local New ELiTE Zaineb Ahmad

WE Local New ELiTE Alison Bergmann

WE Local New ELiTE Mary Beth Biddle

WE Local New ELiTE Michelle Boehm, P.E.

WE Local New ELiTE Elaine Cope

WE Local New ELiTE Kristina Ellis

WE Local New ELiTE Kaitlin Henderson

WE Local New ELiTE Masroor Khan

WE Local New ELiTE Ashley Kreuder

WE Local New ELiTE Katelyn Lichte

WE Local New ELiTE Pramita Mitra, Ph.D.

WE Local New ELiTE Sneha Narayanan

WE Local New ELiTE Sara Wheeland, Ph.D.

WE Local New ELiTE Heather Wiest, Ph.D.

WE Local New ELiTE Nicole Woon

WE Local Integrator Cheryl Texin

WE Local Integrator Heather Ulrich

 WE Local Integrator Tene Webb, J.D., M.P.A.

WE Local Diversity & Inclusion Partner EATON India

WE Local Diversity & Inclusion Partner EATON India

WE Local Diversity & Inclusion Partner Women’s Ball Resource Group (WBRG)

WE Local Engaged Advocate Renee Oats, Ph.D.

WE Local Engaged Advocate Andrea Ippolito

WE Local Engaged Advocate Ramona Anand

WE Local Engaged Advocate Alicia Morgan

WE Local Engaged Advocate Erin Berry

WE Local Guiding Star Stephanie Tu

WE Local Guiding Star Sydney Robinson

WE Local Guiding Star Kristine Loh

WE Local Guiding Star Haley Antoine

WE Local Guiding Star Shwetha Rajaram

WE Local Guiding Star Arthi Nadhan

WE Local Guiding Star Alexandra Chagnon

WE Local Joint Professional/Collegiate Tampa Bay Area Section and University of South Florida Section

WE Local Joint Professional/Collegiate Rutgers University SWE and New Jersey Section

WE Local Legacy Kerrie Greenfelder, P.E., DBIA

WE Local Legacy Denise Love

WE Local Legacy Michele O’Shaughnessy

WE Local Local ELiTe Sunita Lavin, PMP

WE Local Local ELiTe Pearl Yamaguchi

WE Local Local ELiTe Jamie Krakover

WE Local Local ELiTe Ragan Gum

WE Local Local ELiTe Kristine Barnes, P.E.

WE Local Local ELiTe Melissa Stiegler

WE Local Local ELiTe Theresa Krack

WE Local Local Integrator Roble Alanis

WE Local Local New ELiTe Kristen Yoshida, P.E., CPESC

WE Local Local New ELiTe Martha Walker

WE Local Local New ELiTe Nadia Bess

WE Local Local New ELiTe Kate Nolan

WE Local Local New ELiTe Sowmya Nagesh

WE Local Local New ELiTe Kimberly Miller

WE Local Local New ELiTe Nikita Tiwari

WE Local Local New ELiTe Alya Elhawary

WE Local Outstanding Outreach Event Central New Mexico Section

WE Local Outstanding Outreach Event Pitt SWE

WE Local Outstanding Outreach Event Kansas City Section

WE Local Outstanding Outreach Event Oklahoma City Section Society of Women Engineers

WE Local Outstanding Outreach Event University of Alabama at Birmingham Society of Women Engineers Section

WE Local Outstanding Outreach Event WUSTL Chapter Society of Women Engineers

WE Local Outstanding Outreach Event KUSWE Koç University Society of Women Engineers

WE Local Outstanding Outreach Event California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Society of Women Engineers

WE Local Outstanding Outreach Event Dallas SWE

WE Local Outstanding Professional Development Event Cummins Women in Technology

WE Local Outstanding Professional Development Event Georgia Institute of Technology

WE Local Outstanding Professional Development Event Society of Women Engineers at the JHU Applied Physics Laboratory (SWE@APL)

WE Local Outstanding Professional Development Event SWE Minnesota

WE Local Outstanding Professional Development Event Rutgers University SWE

WE Local Outstanding Professional Development Event Rocky Mountain Section

WE Local Outstanding Professional Development Event Society of Women Engineers at the University of Washington

WE Local Rising Star Kaitlin Ferguson

WE Local Rising Star Madeline Dubelier

WE Local Rising Star Valerie Kettering

WE Local Rising Star Lauren Pan

WE Local Rising Star Zoë Penko

WE Local Rising Star Meghan Collins

WE Local Rising Star Stephanie Quiles-Velázquez

WE Local Sustaining Benefactor General Motors Technical Center India

WE Local Sustaining Benefactor GE Healthcare

WE Local Sustaining Benefactor Consumers Energy