Awards & Banquet

Do you know an impressive woman in STEM? Each fall, Seattle AWIS invites the community to nominate outstanding women who should be recognized for their achievements in advancing science or technology, contributing to STEM education or being outstanding mentors and leaders. 

Nominate an outstanding woman in STEM for a 2022 Seattle AWIS Award

Nominations for the 2022 Seattle AWIS Awards are now open. Nominate an outstanding Washington woman in industry, academia, government or non-profit who should be recognized and thanked for her inspirational leadership, innovation and positive influence in a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) profession or education/outreach.

Award Categories:

  • Science or Technology Advancement and Leadership
  • Early Career Achievement in STEM
  • Excellence in STEM Education/ Outreach

Nominations are being accepted Nov. 1, 2021 through Jan. 7, 2022, 6pm.

AWIS membership is not required for nominee or nominator, and self-nominations are welcomed. Awardees will be selected in February and honored at the June 3, 2022 banquet. If you have questions or need more information, contact

Seattle AWIS Awards Banquet

Seattle AWIS has been celebrating the achievements of Women in the Pacific Northwest since 2013 with our annual banquet and awards. The annual banquet is an inspirational evening celebrating the achievements of all women in science. At the banquet, you will hear from the Award Winners, meet the AWIS scholarship recipients and enjoy the company of other supporters of Women in STEM.

Save the Date – June 3 2022
Join us for a banquet and celebration honoring the achievements of our 2022 award recipients at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture