Diversity in Technology Nomination

Nominations are now open!

Please complete the form below to nominate someone for a Diversity in Technology Leadership award. Individuals are welcome to nominate themselves or teams of which they are a part.

Applicants will be judged on the merits of this nomination form, so please provide specific examples and complete the form in full. Your nomination may be a NAPE Member or Nonmember. If you have any feedback on the awards website or process, please contact Award Committee Chair, Randall Butt at randall.butt@wyo.gov.

  • Purpose: To recognize a leader in a technology, engineering, or IT field, career, or business who demonstrates (1) the power of diversity of thought to improve the education experience for all; (2) an appreciation for the importance of diverse minds to strengthen and broaden business solutions; (3) an understanding of value of diversity in building, growing, and/or sustaining entrepreneurship or business development to ensure innovative design and use; and (4) the ability to serve as a role model to the national community of excellence in leadership as a representative in a nontraditional field.
  • Eligibility: Any woman who works in a high-tech business or commercial organization. She does not need to be affiliated with a NAPE member organization.
  • Ideal Candidate: Any woman who has accelerated and advanced her career beyond typical performance expectations, including leadership and exceptional results in community-related work, and has used the advancement to promote for others equal access, full equity, and broad diversity in her business or community.
  • Collaborative and Diverse criteria: (1) Mentors others above, below, and at the same level within their organization and (2) Develops future leaders in her profession and/or community
  • Innovative and Agile criteria: (1) Demonstrates ability to create and implement a vision for her team; (2) Has a record of successfully motivating employees, colleagues, and community members; (3) Exhibits innovative methods of motivating and mentoring employees, colleagues, and/or community members; and (4) Possesses an understanding of the power of technology and its ability to move her business or community forward to promote access, equity, and diversity
  • Outcome/Data Driven criterion: Demonstrates success at implementing or promoting technology, management principles, or processes that promote access, equity, and diversity.