SWE Announces WE20 Award Recipients

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The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) announced today the recipients of its annual awards program, a nod to the industry leaders who are making significant contributions to the STEM community and the advancement of women in engineering. SWE award recipients include professionals and collegiates from influential businesses, corporations and universities across the globe.

“The men and women recognized have lived and learned through significant contributions to the engineering community, and they continue to lead in their careers and personal lives. They are leaders paving the way to empower and inspire future women engineers across the globe.” – Heather Doty, FY21 president of SWE.

The WE20 Awards Recipients are as follows:

 

Achievement Award – The highest award given by the Society of Women Engineers. It is presented annually to an individual who has made significant and progressive technical contributions.

  • Jayshree Seth, Ph.D., 3M Company

Advocating Women in Engineering Award – Honors individuals who have demonstrated professional excellence in their chosen STEM field and has proven to be an advocate of women in engineering and SWE’s objectives

  • Robin Barker-Chambers, Keysight Technologies Inc.
  • Ireena Erteza, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories
  • Diane Foley, Raytheon Technologies
  • Shivani Koul, John Deere
  • Rahima Mohammed, Ph.D., Intel Corporation

Distinguished Engineering Educator Award– Presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to the engineering profession through education.

  • Janet Brelin-Fornari, Ph.D., P.E., Grand Canyon University
  • Ruth E. Davis, Ph.D., School of Engineering, Santa Clara University
  • Amy Wagoner Johnson, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Diversity & Inclusion Program Award – recognizes an individual or company who has pioneered a diversity & inclusion program within their organization.

  • Rockwell Automation

Emerging Leader Award – Honors individuals who have been actively engaged in an engineering or technology profession and have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills as an individual resulting in significant accomplishments.

  • Carrie Marie Ballester, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Kristine Barnes, P.E., General Motors
  • Xue (Ida) Chen, Ph.D., The Dow Chemical Company
  • Katie Clingenpeel, Cummins Inc.
  • Ivelisse Del Valle Figueroa, P.E., Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Laura McCarter, Keysight Technologies Inc.
  • Jeri Lynn Metzger, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Lisa Minnick, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
  • Cynthia Morin, Johnson & Johnson
  • Karen E. Roth, Air Force Research Laboratory

Fellow Grade – Honor conferred on SWE members in recognition of continuous service to the advancement of women in the engineering profession.

  • Vicki S. Johnson, Ph.D., Spirit AeroSystems Inc.
  • Cynthia S. Reid, P.E., Parker-LORD
  • Tamaira Ross, Blue Origin
  • Mary Ann T. Walsh, BWX Technologies Inc.

Global Leadership Award – honors an individual who has worked in and led an internationally based engineering, scientific or technology-based business or organization, and in doing so, serves as a role model to women engineers and technologists worldwide.

  • Angel McMullen-Gunn, Raytheon Technologies – Collins Aerospace
  • Lynn Olson, Intel Corporation
  • Johanna Vazquez, PepsiCo

Global Team Leadership Award – Presented to a team with women in technical leadership roles that meet or exceed project objectives while demonstrating innovative thinking to overcome global challenges.

  • John Deere – Corporate Enabling Team, John Deere
  • EXALT Model D, Boston Scientific
  • Team Pomace, PepsiCo

Outstanding Collegiate Member Award – Bestowed upon SWE collegiate members who have made an outstanding contribution to SWE, the engineering community and their campus.

  • Catherine Gurecky, Cornell University
  • Dana Gill, The Ohio State University
  • Elizabeth Jones, Arizona State University
  • Grace Pakeltis, The University of Tennessee
  • Isabella T. Sanders, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Jessica Stieglitz, Tufts University
  • Lauren Pan, The University of Alabama
  • Madeline Dubelier, Cornell University
  • Olivia Wanless, Kettering University
  • Valerie Kettering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Outstanding Faculty Advisory Award- bestowed upon a leader who has made an outstanding contribution to a SWE collegiate section as an advisor.

  • Gretchen Hein, Ph.D., Michigan Technological University

Outstanding SWE Counselor Award – Bestowed upon a member who has made an outstanding contribution to a SWE collegiate section as a Counselor.

  • Rebecca M. Reck, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Patent Recognition Award – Recognizes SWE members who have been awarded a patent within the previous ten years from the award application deadline.

  • Patricia Abkowitz, Keysight Technologies Inc., 5 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Nelson Akwari, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Alicia Allen, Raytheon Technologies, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Molli Andor, Ford Motor Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Ana Paula Appel, Ph.D., IBM Research, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Joanne M. Attridge, Ph.D., Raytheon Missiles & Defense, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Georgina Baca, Lockheed Martin Space Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Julie Bennett, The Boeing Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Leya Bergquist, Becton, Dickinson and Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Maria Biberdorf, Caterpillar Inc., 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Agnes Blom-Schieber, Ph.D., The Boeing Company, 11 Patent Recognition Award
  • Kristi Bodin, Johnson & Johnson, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Robin Boroski, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jacqueline Bourgeois, Ph.D., Raytheon Technologies, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Katherine Braddy, Caterpillar Inc., 6 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Adrienne Brasche, Caterpillar Inc., 8 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Jean O. Bridge, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Alexandra Britten, Pratt and Whitney, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jennifer Brooks, Caterpillar Inc., 7 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Anne-Marie Buibish, Raytheon Technologies, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Laura Burckhardt, Abbott, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Maggie Burrow, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Liisa Charie Bruchal, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Nisha Chandrasekharan, Rockwell Automation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Amanda Frances Chastain, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Yi-Feng James Chen, The Boeing Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Laura Cheung, Raytheon Technologies, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Kimi Childress, Collins Aerospace, 6 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Rhonda L. Childress, IBM, 24 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Amanda S. Chin, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Wen Chinn Yew, Rockwell Automation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Andrea Clewley, Tempur Sealy International, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Semra Colak Atan, Ph.D., 3M, 5 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Catherine Corbett, Johnson & Johnson, 13 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Danielle R Craig, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jingya Dai, Ph.D., Rockwell Automation, 11 Patent Recognition Award
  • Rachel Darr, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Ivelisse Del Valle Figueroa, P.E., Northrop Grumman Corporation, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Ashley DeVito, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, 5 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Rebecca DiMattesa, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Shelby Dobbs, The Boeing Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Priyanka Dobriyal, Intel Corporation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Rajashri Doddamani, Intel Corporation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Carolyn Drum, John Deere, 6 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Zoey DuPree, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Catherine G. Durand, Raytheon Technologies, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Sharon A. Elsworth, Raytheon, 4 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Tahany El-Wardany, Raytheon Technologies Research Center, 36 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Belma Erdogan-Haug, Ph.D., 3M, 13 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Patricia Estell, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Karen Etzkorn, The Boeing Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Barbara Evosevich, The Boeing Company, 4 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Michelle Felt, Verizon Wireless, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Sarah T. Flanigan, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Stephanie Foege, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jessica Forguites, Rockwell Automation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Susannah Freeman, Caterpillar Inc., 6 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Claudia Galvan, Adobe Systems, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jacquelynn Garofano, Ph.D., Raytheon Technologies, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Sayata Ghose, Ph.D., The Boeing Company, 8 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Monica L Giffin, Raytheon, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Ann Gilman, 3M, 10 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Rosanna C. Glynn, Pratt & Whitney, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Katie Goebel, Caterpillar Inc., 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Susan M. Graham, Caterpillar Inc., 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Kelly Griswold Schable, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jamie Hamilton, General Motors, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Cynthia Hang, Ph.D., Raytheon Technologies, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Nicole Harasts Sapp, Department of Defense (ARMY), 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Lori Hardman, BD Medical, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Suzanne Hassell, Raytheon Technologies, 5 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Michelle Havard, Keysight Technologies Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Kristin Heckart, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Diane Heidlebaugh, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Kayleen L.E. Helms, Ph.D., Intel Corporation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Sena Hermiz, Ford Motor Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Mary K. Herndon, Ph.D., Raytheon Technologies, 5 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Katherine J. Herrick, Ph.D., Raytheon Technologies, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Amy M. Hess, Caterpillar Inc., 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Ronica Hill McKinley, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Kimberly Hinson, The Boeing Company, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Michelle Holt, Rockwell Automation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Alicia Hong, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jennifer Horner, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Adriana Huet de Bacellar, Pratt & Whitney / Raytheon Technologies, 5 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Carolynne Huether, The Boeing Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Katherine Hull, Ph.D., Aramco Americas, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Sayali Igave, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Angela Iler, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Tiffany Ingersoll, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Sowmya Jayaraman, General Motors, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Yi Jin, Ph.D., The Dow Chemical Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Ricole A. Johnson, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Vicki S. Johnson, Ph.D., Spirit AeroSystems Inc., 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Amy K. Jones, John Deere, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Britta Jost, Caterpillar Inc., 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Danielle Judka, Lockheed Martin Corporation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Shampa Kandoi, Ph.D., Collins Aerospace, 4 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Beth Keser, Intel Corporation, 15 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Jessica Kiefer, Cisco, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Aruna Kinjarapu, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Stephanie Cecile Klimczak, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Kelly Kloster Hon, Becton, Dickinson and Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Heidi Klousia, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Carol Knez, Rockwell Automation, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Kriti Kohli, Ph.D., IBM, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Gretchen Krehbiel, Rockwell Automation, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Melody Kuroda, Becton, Dickinson and Company, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Nichole Kwee, Ethicon, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Denica N. Larsen, Intel Corporation, 8 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Donna K. Laube, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jennifer LaVine, Sikorsky Aircraft, A Lockheed Martin Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Thuong D. Le, Caterpillar Inc., 7 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Brittany Lee, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Christy Lee, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Angela W. Li, The Boeing Company, 9 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Dan Li, Ph.D., John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jennifer K. Light-Holets, Cummins Inc., 15 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Lisa Lim, Ph.D., Becton, Dickinson and Company, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Jingbo Liu, Ph.D., Rockwell Automation, 23 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Tina C. Lohr, Sikorsky Aircraft, A Lockheed Martin Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Hang K. Loi, 3M, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Olivia B. Lomax, Ford Motor Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Nicole Love, Saint-Gobain, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Casey Madsen, The Boeing Company, 4 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Alexa McCray, Caterpillar Inc., 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Susan Meier, Pratt & Whitney, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Amanda Masotta, BD, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Meghan Mastriano, Otis Elevator, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jenna S. Mayfield, Intel Corporation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Nelia Mazula, Siemens, 5 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Bianca McCartt, GE Aviation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Vanessa Michelini, IBM, 4 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Sara Michels, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Wanda Jean Miller, Rockwell Automation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Pramita Mitra, Ph.D., Ford Motor Company, 8 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Iuliana Mocanu, Caterpillar UK, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Claire Mooney, Raytheon Technologies, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Irene Nava, Ph.D., Solar Turbines Incorporated, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Allison Nicklous, Pratt & Whitney, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Mary Katherine Nigro, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Wenny Noha, PepsiCo, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Elizabeth Nunning, General Motors, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Siobvan M. Nyikos, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Deepali Palta, Ph.D., PepsiCo, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Julie Perkins, The Boeing Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Diane L. Peters, Ph.D., P.E., F.SWE, Kettering University, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Ashley Phillips Rivers, QuEST Global, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Peter Pickel, Ph.D., John Deere GmbH & Co. KG, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Ashley Pietz, Lockheed Martin Corporation, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Lesley Anne Polka, Ph.D., Intel Corporation, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Anna Prakash, Ph.D., Intel Corporation, 12 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Preethi Pratap, Ph.D., Raytheon Technologies, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Judith Priesnitz, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Tracy A. Propheter-Hinckley, Pratt & Whitney, 107 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Azzréal Pugh, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Sheila Quinnies, Rockwell Automation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Karen Raab, Caterpillar Inc., 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Gabriela Florentina Radulescu, Eaton Corporation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Suriyakala Ramalingam, Intel Corporation, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Karen Ramsey-Idem, Ph.D., Cummins Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Kathryn Rauss Sherrick, Otis Elevator Company, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Archana Ravindar, Ph.D., IBM, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Anita Rebarchak, Pratt & Whitney, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Anita Reinehr, Raytheon Technologies, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Amy Reiss, P.E., The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Solimar Reyes Rodriguez, Ph.D., Caterpillar Inc., 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Cornelia Rivers, Raytheon Technologies, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Stephanie Rodriguez Bilse, Raytheon, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Diana L. Rojo, Solar Turbines, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Raquel Z. Rokosky, Raytheon Technologies, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Danielle Rosenblatt, Ford Motor Company, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Tejal Sarda, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Sarah Schinckel, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Veronica Schlegel, Johnson & Johnson, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Katherine Schmid, Johnson & Johnson, 46 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Jill Seebergh, Ph.D., The Boeing Company, 4 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Alyssa Shedlosky, Becton, Dickinson and Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Audrey Sherman, 3M, 106 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Todd Signer, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Kausalya Singuru, General Motors, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Bernadette Smith, Ph.D., Keysight Technologies Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Emily Smith, Rockwell Automation, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Laura M. Smith-Velazquez, Raytheon – Collins Aerospace, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Rebecca Spatholt, Ph.D., Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Larisa Stephan, Raytheon Technologies, 5 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Christal Sumner, Raytheon Technologies, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Kaimei Sun, Caterpillar Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Victoria Rose Tagarelli, Lockheed Martin Corporation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Hong H. Tat, The Boeing Company, 14 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Himani Thapliyal, John Deere, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Cristina U. Thomas, 3M, 8 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Nikita Tiwari, Intel Corporation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Anita L. Tracy, Ph.D., Pratt & Whitney, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Sylvia Traxler, Raytheon Technologies, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Jennifer Trice, 3M, 9 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Susan C. Trulli, Raytheon Missiles and Defense, 10 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Valerie Underwood, Lockheed Martin Corporation, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Aishwarya Vaidyanathan, BD, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Clarisse Vamos, NBCUniversal, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Charmaine Van Minnen, Rockwell Automation, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Natalie Vanderspiegel, Solar Turbines, A Caterpillar Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Paridhi Verma, IBM, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jacquelyn A. Vitaz, Ph.D., Raytheon Technologies, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Debbie A. Walker, Raytheon Technologies, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Jill Walthall, Becton, Dickinson and Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Jennifer Walton, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Meng (Rachel) Wang, Ph.D., Eaton Corporation, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Xinlin Wang, IBM, 3 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Lidia Warnes, Intel Corporation, 7 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Melanie L. Weber, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Amanda Wilke, Caterpillar Inc., 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Janet Willett, John Deere, 6 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Joan Wills, Cummins Inc., 12 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Jennifer L. Wilson, Spirit AeroSystems Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Sharon Wong, The Boeing Company, 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Allison Wright, NDT Solutions, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Vicki Wu, The Boeing Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Nanwei Yao, Rockwell Automation, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Danielle Young, The Boeing Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Xiaomei Yu, Ph.D., Lockheed Martin Corporation, 16 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Yanchai Zhang, Ph.D., Caterpillar Inc., 27 Patent Recognition Awards
  • Wei Zhu, Cummins Inc., 1 Patent Recognition Award
  • Heidi E. Ziegler, Ph.D., The Boeing Company, 2 Patent Recognition Awards

Prism Award – Recognizes an individual who has charted her own path throughout her career, providing leadership in technology fields and professional organizations along the way.

  • Anne M. Grillet, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories
  • Diane LaFortune, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Laurie LaPat-Polasko, Ph.D., Matrix New World Engineering
  • Mandy Mock, Intel Corporation
  • Cliona Murphy, PepsiCo

Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award – Celebrates the work of a man or company who has made a significant contribution to the acceptance and advancement of women in engineering.

  • Michael Bracken, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Jesus Garrido, Motores John Deere
  • Raymond Jones, ExxonMobil

Spark Award – Honors an individual who has contributed to the advancement of women by mentoring those around them.

  • Jacquelynn Garofano, Ph.D., Raytheon Technologies
  • Mary-Helen Holley Douglas, Raytheon Technologies
  • Holly Maudsley, 3M Company
  • Laura Ann Odell, Institute for Defense Analyses
  • Patricia J. Walker, Medtronic

Suzanne Jenniches Upward Mobility Award– Celebrating an individual’s rise to success and contribution to the decision-making process within their organization.

  • Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins Inc.

SWE Distinguished New Engineer Award – Honors women engineers who have been actively engaged in engineering in the first 10 years of their careers.

  • Mary Beth Biddle, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Megan Ford, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Kattie Grady, ConsuNova Inc.
  • Carina Hahn, Intel Corporation
  • Olivia LeBlanc, BASF
  • Ellen McIsaac, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
  • Emily L. Ongstad, Ph.D., AstraZeneca
  • Neethu Elizabeth Simon, Intel Corporation
  • Nikita Tiwari, Intel Corporation
  • Heather Wiest, Ph.D., P.E., Blue Origin

Work/Life Integration Award– honors an individual who has been instrumental in establishing a landmark program for their organization to improve the ability of women engineers and other employees to integrate or balance work and family responsibilities.

  • Christina L. Beppler, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories

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