announces new award, seeks nominations
and Professional Association is seeking nominations of women
at U.Va. for its new Leading Light Award, as well
as for the Aspiring Woman and Woman of Achievement awards. The
deadline for all award nominations is March 1.
Leading Light Award will recognize a professional woman who is
in the early or middle stage of her career, but is already making
an impact at U.Va. The WFPA is looking for candidates who have
gained the respect of peers and supervisors and who demonstrate
integrity, confidence and developing leadership skills.
Aspiring Woman Award is given to an employee who has returned
to pursue a degree, whether associate, undergraduate or graduate.
It includes a $500 scholarship. The Woman of Achievement Award
honors a woman who is a leader in the effort to improve the status
and environment of women within the U.Va. community or who is
an outstanding manager, organizer, researcher or teacher.
awards ceremony will take place April 30 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
in the Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room. For more information,