Organizational Leadership Award

The 2024 Organizational Leadership Award is a prestigious honor that celebrates an organization’s commitment to advancing women’s roles in the energy sector. This award is unique as it recognizes the collective efforts of an organization, rather than individual achievements.

Organizations that are considered for this award have demonstrated exceptional leadership in promoting gender diversity. They have implemented policies and initiatives that create opportunities for women, foster a culture of inclusion, and challenge industry norms. These organizations understand that diversity is not just about representation, but about creating an environment where all voices are heard and valued.

The award also acknowledges organizations that have made significant strides in raising the profile of women in the energy sector. This could be through mentorship programs, advocacy, or by providing platforms for women to showcase their expertise and contributions. These organizations are not just supporting women in their careers, but are actively working to ensure their work is recognized and celebrated.

In essence, the 2024 Organizational Leadership Award is about honoring the power of collective action. It is about recognizing that organizations play a crucial role in shaping the industry and that their efforts can lead to meaningful, lasting change. This award is a celebration of those organizations that are leading the way and setting an example for others to follow. It is about acknowledging the power of an organization to make a difference and drive progress in the energy sector. This award is a testament to the power of unity, collaboration, and shared vision in creating a more inclusive and equitable energy sector.

WHO CAN APPLY?

Globally inclusive: The nomination process transcends geographical boundaries, allowing individuals from any corner of the world to nominate deserving candidates. This accessibility ensures that exceptional contributions are recognized regardless of location.

Regular nominations of another individual or organization, as well as self nominations of an individual or organization may be submitted by an

  • Individual, association, university or college, professional society, for profit organizations, and non profit organizations

WHAT ARE THE UNIQUE CRITERIA FOR THIS AWARD?

  • Nonprofit and for profit organizations with at least five (5) years in or directly contributing to  the energy sector. The representative(s) accepting this award on behalf of the organization can be any single person, group, or division of the organization.

WHAT ARE THE GENERAL CRITERIA FOR THIS AWARD?

  • Role Advancement: Nominees should have made significant strides in advancing the roles of women or underrepresented groups in the energy sector.
  • Significant Contribution: Nominees should have made substantial contributions to the expansion and/or enhancement of the quality of life, either through their individual efforts or as part of an organization.
  • Excellence in Key Areas: Nominees should demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following areas:
    • Leadership: Displaying exceptional leadership skills and influencing positive change.
    • Policy and Advocacy: Advocating for policies that promote equality and diversity in the energy sector.
    • Technical Advancement and R&D: Contributing to technical advancements or research and development in the energy sector.
    • Project Development: Leading or contributing significantly to energy-related projects.
    • Community Engagement: Engaging with the community to promote clean energy and sustainability.
    • Promotion/Adoption of Clean Energy Technologies: Promoting the adoption of clean energy technologies and practices.
    • Volunteer Work: Contributing to the energy sector or related causes through volunteer work.
    • Role Model: Serving as an exceptional role model in the energy sector.
  • Innovation: Nominees should have demonstrated innovative thinking or introduced novel solutions in the energy sector.
  • Impact: The nominee’s work should have a measurable impact, either directly or indirectly, on promoting diversity and inclusion in the energy sector.
  • Future Potential: Consideration will also be given to the nominee’s potential for future contributions to the energy sector.

Submission Process

There is only 1 way to submit a nomination:

  • Nominations can be made through the submission form below.
  • Supporting documentation can be emailed to info@womeninrenewableenergy.ca. If sending supporting documentation, it is very important to put the nominee name and award name in the subject line.
  • To increase a candidate’s chances of success, garnering endorsements through nominations is paramount. Whether you nominate yourself, or someone else, or an organization within your network, sharing the nomination form with a broader audience is crucial. By doing so, you accumulate support from others who also endorse your candidate. Each person who fills out this nomination form should consider it a powerful letter of recommendation that emphasizes the candidate’s qualifications and suitability for the accolade.

Nomination Form


APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN UNTIL 01.08.2024, 11:45 PM EDT!

WINNERS OF THE 2024 EQUALITY IN ENERGY TRANSITIONS AWARDS Will BE ANNOUNCED AT THE 15TH CLEAN ENERGY MINISTERIAL, 1-3 OCTOBER, IN BRAZIL.