Lakshmi Singh Early Career Leadership Award

For early-to-mid-career women engineers who have demonstrated considerable leadership in, commitment to, and continued service with ASME.

All races and ethnicities are qualified, eligible, and encouraged for the Lakshmi Singh Early Career Leadership Award.  One criteria of the evaluation gives focus and consideration to underrepresented minority (URM), which aligns with the National Science Foundation's definition and well-established label in higher education (especially for STEM fields) and refers to the low participation rates of racial and ethnic groups in fields such as computing relative to their representation in the U.S. population.

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Nomination Instructions
Nomination Tips

Form of Award:

$3000, plaque, certificate, paid membership for life, and a $750 travel allowance


Applicant must be a woman and current ASME Member who received their baccalaureate degree no more than twenty (20) years prior to the award year.  Individual’s commitment to promotion of diversity and support of the next generation within the engineering profession will be considered.

Administrative Responsibility: Petroleum Division
Nomination Deadline: March 1
Nomination Sent To:

Leila Persaud

Phone Number: 212-591-7071
Awarded By: Committee on Honors (COH)


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