New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) is seeking nominations for its Fourth Annual Achievement Awards. These awards recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of women leaders in the fields of energy, environment, and the intersection of the two. Each year, the NEWIEE Achievement Awards honor women practitioners who have achieved professional excellence within their area of specialty and have actively paved the way to success for other women in similar or related professional areas.
For a copy of the nomination form and instructions, click here.
Nominations are due by 5 PM, Friday, January 24, 2014
The 2013 NEWIEE Awards Gala were held on May 8 from 6-9 p.m. at the Boston College Club in Boston. The event, anchored by a special keynote address from Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, celebrated professionals who have had a major impact on issues of critical importance in the energy and environmental fields.
The honorees were selected by a committee of their peers from a wide pool of well-qualified and accomplished nominees from across New England. They were selected based on criteria such as: demonstrating professional excellence and leadership, influencing public policy, developing new concepts and mentoring other women in their area of expertise. Recipients of the 2013 NEWIEE Achievement Award were: Susan Coakley, Mary Beth Gentleman and Rebecca L. Tepper. Dr. Sue Tierney was be presented with the NEWIEE Leadership Award.