Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Women in STEM Awards Luncheon

Celebrating Women in STEM

September 12, 2019
12:00 PM

Sunoco Performance Theater

Whitaker Center is proud to present the Women of Impact: Celebrating Women in STEM Awards Luncheon to recognize women that have made an impact in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Join us at Whitaker Center on September 12, 2019; check-in starts at 11:30 AM with lunch following at 12:00 PM. This event benefits our Girls in STEM Initiative that empowers girls to know they are strong enough to change the world. To nominate someone for one of our Women in STEM Awards, please review the Eligibility Criteria and Guidelines below, then use the "Buy Tickets" link to submit your nomination fee (details on additional submission requirements are below). 

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees must work or contribute in/to a STEM-related field in South Central PA and have made an impression, impact, advancement, or strides in said field. All nominations will be reviewed by the Women of Impact: Celebrating Women in STEM event committee.

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

Woman to Watch: Recognizes a woman under 40 who has significant accomplishments/success in her STEM field.

Game Changer: Acknowledges a woman who has made an impact in her STEM field with an emphasis on inspiring others.

Woman Breaking Barriers: Recognizes a woman who utilizes her position/expertise to engage a diverse community and break down barriers in STEM.

Advocate: Recognizes a woman who serves as an advocate for women and girls and has aided them to excel in STEM.

Rising Star (Warrior): Recognizes a young woman student making strides in her STEM education.

Legacy “WhitaHER” Award: Recognizes a woman who has demonstrated superior leadership and has a significant track record of long-term achievements/accomplishments in STEM.

Guidelines:

Nominations must include:

  1. A narrative description (250-600 words) detailing her/their significant contributions or accomplishments to/in the field of STEM, the impact on our community, and any additional information you consider relevant.
  2. A presentation bio (200-250 words) about the nominee (to be read when they receive their award) and your reasons for nominating her/them.
  3. Please complete all information on page two, scan and send to Whitaker Center at wstem@whitakercenter.org

EXTENDED: Nomination Fee (deadline is Thursday, June 20, 2019):

$50 to nominate an outstanding woman. Please make checks payable to Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts (222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101) or use the "Buy Tickets" link to pay online. Nominations must be submitted by the deadline in order to be eligible for consideration.

Want to join us as a sponsor at the 2019 Women in STEM Awards Luncheon? Please reach out to our Development Team at development@whitakercenter.org to confirm your sponsorship!

Platinum: $5,000

  • Opportunity to speak at event
  • Public recognition at event
  • Opportunity for an informational table at event
  • Listed as Presenting Sponsor on event web page and all materials
  • Premier table for 10 attendees at event with prominent table signage
  • Social media recognition
  • Opportunity for marketing gift item to be included in swag bag distributed to all attendees
  • Nomination fee waived
  • Full page ad in SPOTLIGHT, Whitaker Center’s playbill

Gold: $2,500

  • Public recognition at event
  • Listed as a Supporting Sponsor on event web page
  • Table for 10 attendees at event with prominent table signage
  • Social media recognition
  • Opportunity for marketing gift item to be included in swag bag distributed to all attendees
  • Nomination fee waived

Silver: $1,000

  • Public recognition at event
  • Table for 10 attendees at event with table signage
  • Opportunity for marketing gift item to be included in swag bag distributed to all attendees

Friend: $100

  • 1 individual ticket for event

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