Member Center Awards 2012
(February 17, 2012) --The National Council for Research on Women is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2012 Member Center Awards:
* The Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women at Brown University will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, and
* The Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership at St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN, will receive the Diversity and Inclusion Award.
The Pembroke Center at Brown University will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for its 30-year legacy of advancing women’s research and feminist scholarship. From theory development, to training the next generation of researchers, to promoting the exchange of ideas through its academic journal, the Pembroke Center has had a significant and lasting impact on women’s studies in the United States.
The Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership at St. Mary’s College will receive the 2012 Diversity and Inclusion Award for its strong commitment and inclusive view of diversity that embraces national, international, and multi-cultural diversity. The Center incorporated a diverse pool of women in their women’s leadership development initiative and successfully expanded study abroad programs to include more countries.
The Awards will be announced officially at NCRW’s Making a Difference for Women Awards Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street, NYC on March 6th. A Member Center Awards celebration will also take place at NCRW’s Annual Conference Agenda-setting 2012 Nationally and Globally - Leveraging Women's Voices that will be held at the Georgetown University Conference Center in Washington, D.C. June 20-22.
NCRW Member Center Awardees are nominated by their peers and selected by a designated Awards Committee of NCRW’s Board of Directors. Awardees are recognized for outstanding achievement in research, policy, and/or advocacy that improves knowledge about the lives of women and girls.
For other questions related to these awards, please contact Shyama Venkateswar. We look forward to receiving your application.
Member Center Lifetime Achievement Award: recognizes continuing innovative work and lasting impact on knowledge, research, policy, or action.
Advocacy Award: recognizes an outstanding policy or programmatic initiative or advocacy campaign that builds on action-oriented research. The award will go to a Member Center that has worked to alter the political landscape for women or influenced public policy outcomes at the local, state, national or global level. The project must have been launched by December 1, 2010.
Research and Scholarship Award: recognizes a Member Center for recent outstanding research and the production of knowledge built on theoretical perspectives that advance understanding of the experiences of women and/or girls in society.
A Member Center or an affiliated individual must be nominated, and an application completed, to be considered for an award. Nominations can be made by any third parties or Member Centers can self–nominate. Nominations must be received by December 1, 2010. For Applications, click here.
The Council’s Board of Directors will make the final selection of awardees based on the recommendation of the Awards subcommittee of the Member Center Committee. The Awards subcommittee is appointed by and reports to the Member Center Committee. It is comprised of current and former Directors of NCRW Member Centers, past award recipients, and at least one Council Board member. Member Centers whose Directors sit on the Council’s Board are not eligible to receive an award.
All information submitted for consideration remains confidential to the Awards subcommittee, the Board and relevant support staff.
Award winners will receive one registration fee waiver to attend an NCRW Conference in the year of the award. Travel stipends may also be available, depending on funding. Awardees are required to attend an NCRW national or regional Conference and to accept the award in person.
Please submit applications and supporting documentation to: Member Center Awards Committee,
National Council for Research on Women, 11 Hanover Square, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10005 or email: email@example.com
For more information, please click here [URL: http://www.ncrw.org/events/member-center-awards ] for a full description and application, or contact Natae Eaves at firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 212-785-7335 x 204
What We Do
NCRW is a network of leading university and community based research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. We also have a Corporate Circle comprised of senior diversity professionals from leading U.S. and global member companies and a Presidents Circle of college and university leaders who share our commitment. NCRW harnesses the collective power of its network to provide knowledge, analysis, and thought leadership on issues ranging from reducing women’s poverty to building a critical mass of women’s leadership across sectors.