SWE Member Dr. Sara Wheeland Named ‘The ASME Lakshmi Singh Early Career Leadership Award’ Recipient

SWE would like to congratulate Dr. Sara Wheeland for being named The ASME Lakshmi Singh Early Career Leadership Award recipient for this year! The Lakshmi Singh Early Career Leadership Award, established in 2020, recognizes an early-career woman engineer who has demonstrated considerable leadership in, commitment to, and continued service with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Sara Wheeland
Dr. Sara Wheeland

Dr. Wheeland received the notification of her award in a letter from Thomas Costabile, P.E., Executive Director and CEO of ASME.

“Dear Dr. Wheeland, 

The ASME Lakshmi Singh Early Career Leadership Award, established in 2020, recognizes early-career women engineers who have demonstrated considerable leadership in, commitment to, and continued service with ASME. 

I have the honor of informing you that you have been selected to receive 2021 ASME Lakshmi Singh Early Career Leadership Award ‘for ongoing contributions to ASME including service as a member-at-large for the Public Affairs and Outreach sector and as vice chair of Programs for the Volunteer Orientation and Leadership Training Academy Executive Committee.’ 

The award consists of a 3,000 honorarium, a plaque, a certificate and paid membership dues for life. 

 Please accept my congratulations on your receipt of this prestigious honor.”

Please join SWE in congratulating our member, Dr. Sara Wheeland, for this well-deserved honor!


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