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Women's Center seeks nominations for four awards
This spring, the Women's Center at Virginia Tech will make four awards in recognition of leadership in supporting our mission to promote a university community that is safe, equitable, and supportive for women, and that celebrates their experiences, achievements and diversity.
The first award is the Women's Center Faculty Woman of the Year Award. The nominee must be a woman from the faculty of Virginia Tech; demonstrate leadership as an activist for women's concerns; contribute to the Women's Center mission and to the continued development of Virginia Tech's women's communities.
The second award is the Women's Center Staff Woman of the Year Award. The nominee must be a woman from the staff of Virginia Tech; demonstrate leadership as an activist for women's concerns; contribute to the Women's Center mission and to the continued development of Virginia Tech's women's communities.
The third award is the Women's Center Community Woman of the Year Award. The nominee must be a woman from the community surrounding Virginia Tech; demonstrate leadership as an activist for women's concerns; contribute to the Women's Center mission and to the continued development of Virginia Tech's women's communities.
The fourth award is the Women's Center Student Activist of the Year. The nominee must be a female graduate or undergraduate student at Virginia Tech; demonstrate leadership as an activist for women's concerns; contribute to the Women's Center mission and to the continued development of Virginia Tech's women's communities.
The award recipients will be determined by a committee with representatives from the Women's Center, Virginia Tech staff, and last year's award recipients. Please submit nominations to Penny Burge (The Women's Center at Virginia Tech, Price House, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0270) by March 9.
Nominations should include a one-page letter explaining how the nominee exemplifies the criteria for the award, and any additional support materials you wish to provide. Staff members of the Women's Center are ineligible for the award. Self-nominations are accepted.