Celebrates and recognises women leaders, and incredible work in humanities and social sciences. Women that excel in their disciplinary fields in HSS. Innovations and other HSS achievements, capacity development initiatives in HSS, innovative learning and teaching practices in HSS and community engagement activities.
Celebrates and recognise the incredible women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Women that excel in their disciplinary fields in science. Innovations and other STEM achievement, capacity development initiatives in STEM, innovative learning and teaching practices in STEM and community engagement activities.
Recognises an under-40-woman leader who is making an excellent contribution as a leader, with less than 10 years in a leadership role. Exceptional young leaders with at least 2 years in the HE sectors. They may be academic or non-academic personnel in the HE industry. Their career trajectory suggests an impactful career for them and other women in the sector.
A woman leader who understands the importance of lifting as they rise and actively champions the empowerment of women and students. This will recognise women with a consistent track record of supporting other women in the HE sectors for at least, 5 years. These are women who are secure in themselves. Strong enough to support others to thrive – not feel threatened by others’ growth.
This person goes above and beyond the requirements of his or her position changing the lives of women and the broader community in need with no expectation of compensation or compliments. The work of these women speaks for them. They are selfless in their services within and outside of the HE Sector.
A special award recognising an outstanding contribution to the higher education sector. The nominee must have at least, 10 years of devoted active service in the higher education sector. They should have made tangible contributions to the HE Sector. They are women with exceptional achievements against all odds.