The Dynamic Womxn of UCI Awards, now in its 7th year, will celebrate and honor the incredible womxn who are leaders and role models, actively making a difference in our community. This is a one of a kind celebration that focuses on the womxn who inspire us to take action and to fight for causes we believe in. Self-nominations from students, staff, and faculty are welcomed. The keynote speaker will be Bushra Amiwala. Bushra Amiwala is one of the youngest Muslim elected officials in the U.S., who currently serves on the education board in her hometown. Click here to learn more about her!
Event Date: Week 5 | Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 2 - 4 PM | Pacific Ballroom, UCI Student Center
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE DYNAMIC WOMXN OF UCI AWARDS!
AWARD CATEGORIES Students, faculty, and staff are eligible for each award category. Alumni and community members are eligible for the Alumni & Community Award.
Outstanding Social Justice Activist Award This award honors individuals that have demonstrated a commitment to working on anti-sexist endeavors and who have drawn connections between various communities to end multiple forms of oppression including but not limited to ableism, heterosexism, racism, classism, xenophobia, and ageism.
Academic Achievement Award This award honors member(s) who have demonstrated a commitment to creating a space to advance womxn in academia.
Spotlight Award This award honors individuals who have demonstrated a significant contribution to the UCI community and whose role on campus may often go unnoticed. This individual demonstrates the importance and role of womxn on campus.
Dynamic Womxn of the Year Award This award honors individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the personal growth and success of womxn, through education, research, public or volunteer service, above and beyond their expected job responsibilities.
Tamara Austin Legacy Award This award will recognize and honor one member of the UCI community whose impact creates a legacy that will be known and felt for generations to come.
Ally Award This award honors individuals that have demonstrated a commitment to serving as an ally to womxn.
Alumni & Community Award This award honors a UCI alumnus or member from the community who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of womxn.
PROMPT: Please describe how the person you are nominating fulfills the description of the award. Submit a nomination with a minimum of 200 words/one-page and a maximum of 900 words/three-pages. Note that this may be used to present the award at the ceremony. Nominators' responses may be revealed to nominees if requested.