Women In STEM Nominations


Virtual Wed, Sep 16, 2020
Virtual Mon, May 3 5:00 PM
Nominations open May 3 - July 1, 2021.


***To nominate, please click the "Nominate Now" link, select the number of nomiantions your would like to make, and pay the nomination fee. Following payment, you will be asked to complete a brief nomination form. Please email khenderson@whitakercenter.org with any questions or concerns.***

Nomination Form

This event will be held September 22, 2021, 5:00pm outside at West Shore Country Club.

Nominees can be an individual or group/organization that has made an impression, impact, advancement, or strides in a STEM-related field and on the Central Pennsylvania community. Specific nomination categories include: 


  • Champion: A company or organization that provides initiatives to support the advancement of women in STEM.
  • Woman to Watch: Recognizes a professional 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. (Ex. Educators)
  • 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.