Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

2021 Women in STEM Awards Program

Women of Impact: Celebrating Women in STEM Awards Program

September 22, 2021
5:00 PM

 

(2020 Award Winners from left to right) Christina Baldwin, Jennifer Moorehead, Rosa Lara, Fatima Madondo, Erin Letavic, Lauren Fenner, Kristen Brandt, Jessica Petko, Lea Nadler (Not Pictured)


This September Whitaker Center will honor local women who have significantly impacted science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and the Central Pennsylvania community through the Women of Impact: Celebrating Women in STEM Awards Program. This year’s annual event will be an evening reception held outside at West Shore Country Club. The unique event benefits the Whitaker Center’s Girls in STEM Initiative, which has engaged more than 4,000 young girls in fun and welcoming STEM-related activities designed to build their confidence and interests.  
Special thanks to West Shore Country Club for hosting this year. We hope you will join us to celebrate all women in STEM on September 22nd at 5:00 p.m.


Nominations are now open for the 2021 Women in STEM Awards!

Nominations are due by July 1st.

Nomination Categories:

Women to Watch - Women under 40 who have made significant accomplishments in her STEM field.

Advocate - A woman who serves as an advocate for women and girls and has aided them to excel in STEM.

Game Changer - A woman who has made an impact in her STEM field with an emphasis on inspiring others.

Women Breaking Barriers - A woman who utilizes her position/expertise to engage a diverse community and break down barriers in STEM.

Champion - A company or organization that provides initiatives to support the advancement of women in STEM.

Rising Star - A young female student making strides in her STEM education.

Legacy "WhitaHER' – A woman who has demonstrated superior leadership and has a significant track record of long-term achievements/accomplishments in STEM.


Want to join us as a sponsor at the 2021 Women in STEM Awards Program? Please reach out to our Development Team at development@whitakercenter.org to confirm your sponsorship!

Click here to download the sponsorship form. Please submit your form to Whitaker Center 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101 or scan and send to wstem@whitakercenter.org.


Sponsorship Levels
 
Reception Sponsor $2,500

Help us underwrite the food & beverage expenses of the event!

  • Opportunity to present an award at the event & say a few words
  • Opportunity to have your corporate banner/sign placed prominently at the event
  • Public recognition at event
  • Listed as a Reception Sponsor on the event web page and all materials
  • Tickets for 10 attendees for the event
  • Social media recognition
  • Opportunity for marketing gift item to be included in swag bag distributed to all attendees.
  • Nomination fee waived
  • Recognition in Whitaker Center newsletters
 
Patron: $1,000
  • Public recognition at event
  • Tickets for 10 attendees for the event
  • Opportunity for a marketing gift item to be included in swag bag distributed to all attendees
  • Nomination fee waived
  • Recognition in Whitaker Center newsletters
 
Friend: $100
  • 1 individual ticket for the event


For more information about Whitaker Center’s Women in STEM Awards Program, contact Michele Holloway, Vice President of Development, at mholloway@whitakercenter.org.  You can also follow the movement on social media and share moments of your own using the #iempoweredagirl hashtag.

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