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:  $2000 , bronze medal, certificate and a $750 travel allowance
Limitation(s): Only women engineers are eligible for this award
Administrative Responsibility: Committee on Honors
Nomination Deadline: March 1
Nomination Sent To: Leila Persaud
Phone Number: 212-591-7071
E-mail: persaudl@asme.org
Awarded By: Committee on Honors (COH)


2022 Daisie Boettner
2021 Alba L. Colón-Rodríguez
2020 Lisa Burton O’Toole
2018 Awatef A. Hamed
2016 Helen L. Reed
2015 Suzanne Jenniches
2014 Ursula M. Burns
2013 Ann Dowling
2012 Edith Stern
2011 Yvonne C. Brill

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