Women In STEM Nominations


Virtual Wed, Sep 16, 2020
Virtual Mon, May 3, 2021 5:00 PM
Nominations open May 3 - July 1, 2021.
Virtual Fri, Jul 1 11:59 PM


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

Nomination Categories

This event will be held September 21, 2022, 5:00pm at Whitaker Center

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


  • Advocate: Recognizes a woman who serves as an advocate for women and girls and has aided them to excel in STEM.

  • Champion: A company, organization, or individual that provides initiatives to support the advancement of women in STEM.


  • Educate to Elevate: Recognizes a female teacher who has gone above and beyond teaching STEM skills to her students. (K-12 only)

  • Game Changer: Acknowledges a woman who has made an impact in her STEM field with an emphasis on inspiring others in our community.

  • Legacy “WhitaHER”: Recognizes a woman who has demonstrated superior leadership and has a significant track record of long-term achievements/accomplishments in STEM.

  • Marion C. Alexander Rising Star: Recognizes a young woman student making strides in her STEM education. The nomination fee is waived for this category. (Please do not check out if you are nominating someone for this category, please send your nomination form to wstem@whitakercenter.org)

  • Woman Breaking Barriers: Recognizes a woman who utilizes her position/expertise to engage a diverse community and break down barriers in STEM.

  • Woman to Watch: Class of 2022 Recognizes a professional woman under 40 who has significant accomplishments and success in her STEM field. We are asking for individual nominations to be included in this year's class.

PDF Nomination Form: https://drive.google.com/file/d/137ffTd6P7CLl9-BGRMWF7jtwEgeyxhBb/view?usp=sharing

If you would like to nominate using the pdf form, please fill it out and send it back to wstem@whitakercenter.org (Please use for Marion C. Alexander Rising Star Award)

Please fill out your form of payment on the pdf.