Nominations Open for Women Engineers of the Year Awards

The Space Coast Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will present the Space Coast Women Engineers of the Year Awards on March 12th, 2019 at our annual Awards Banquet at the Duran Country Club.
Nominations for these awards are being solicited from Space Coast engineering companies, government agencies, and technical organizations. Nominations for these awards must be submitted by Tuesday February 12, 2019 our Awards Chair via the online form below.


1. Space Coast Outstanding Woman Engineer

  • Demonstrated a high level of competence, leadership and personal integrity in her job
  • Contributed personally to her company’s or organization’s progress toward their mission
  • Developed, or is in the process of developing her own potential in the engineering profession, or in her outside activities, or who has helped other women engineers develop their potential
  • Worked for, and significantly contributed to, the enhancement of women’s status on the job or in her community
  • Minimum of 7 years cumulative engineering experience
  • Resides or works in the Space Coast Area (Brevard, Volusia, Indian River Counties)

2. Space Coast Woman Engineer Technical Achievement Award

  • Demonstrated a high level of competence, leadership and personal integrity in her job
  • Has demonstrated outstanding technical excellence as an individual resulting in significant technical accomplishments
  • Minimum of 5 years cumulative engineering experience
  • Resided or worked in the Space Coast Area (Brevard, Volusia, Indian River Counties)

3. Space Coast Distinguished New Woman Engineer

  • Demonstrated outstanding performance in engineering
  • Active in professional, technical, community, or social organizations
  • No more than 7 years cumulative engineering experience
  • Resides or works in the Space Coast Area (Brevard, Volusia, Indian River Counties)

To apply for these awards you must complete a Nomination Package online, which includes

All files must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF with the following file name: ‘AwardTitle_NomineeLastName_FileTitle’ where the Award Title will be one of the following: Outstanding, Technical, or DistinguishedNew.

  1. Fill out a Nomination Form via the appropriate link below:
    Distinguished New Woman Engineer
    Technical Achievement Award
    Outstanding Woman Engineer
  1. Resume or History of work experience. Submit a resume describing all relevant engineering work experience via email to awardschair@swe-sc.org. Ensure the resume identifies dates, position title, company, location and responsibilities/achievements. Optionally, a history of work experience may be completed. This resume or completed history of work experience should be titled AwardTitle_LastName_Resume
  2. Two letters of recommendation, one from a supervisor or manager and a second from a co-worker. The file should be titled as ‘AwardTitle_LastName_Letter_RecommendorName’. (e.g. Technical_Smith_Letter_Allen). Letters should be submitted electronically via email from the nominator’s email address or with a signature to awardschair@swe-sc.org
    (Letters emailed from the nominator’s email address are assumed to be an electronic signature.)

All files should be emailed no later than Tuesday February 12, 2019.
If you do not receive an acknowledging email, please contact the Nomination Selection Committee at awardschair@swe-sc.org.
Questions relative to award submission should be referred to the Nomination Selection Committee at awardschair@swe-sc.org.

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