Kate Gleason Award
The Kate Gleason Award established in 2011 by the ASME Foundation recognizes the contribution of distinguished female leaders in the engineering profession.
As the first woman to be welcomed into ASME as a full member, Kate Gleason helped pave the way for other women to enter and thrive in the field of engineering.
The Gleason Award seeks to honor an individual female engineer who is a highly successful entrepreneur in a field of engineering or someone who had a lifetime of achievement in the engineering profession.
|Form of Award:||$ A 2000 honorarium, a bronze medal, a certificate and a travel supplement not to exceed $750|
|Limitation(s):||Only women engineers are eligible for this award.|
|Nomination Deadline:||March 1|
|Nomination Sent To:||Kate Gleason Award Committee|
|Committee Chair:||V. Rockwell|
|Awarded By:||Committee on Honors (COH)|
KATE GLEASON AWARD RECIPIENTS
|2011||Yvonne C. Brill|
|2014||Ursula M. Burns|
|2016||Helen L. Reed|
|2018||Awatef A. Hamed|
|2020||Lisa Burton O’Toole|
|2021||Alba L. Colón-Rodríguez|