CWEC Awards Two Prizes
The CWEC Service Award is given to recognize an individual’s contribution to the status of women in the economics profession. Meritorious service can consist of (but is not limited to) exemplary service or achievement, professional mentoring, or research that advances understanding of women’s advancement in the economics profession. The CWEC Service Award will be given for the first time at the 2019 CEA meetings.
For the 2019 Inaugural Service Award, please submit your nominations to email@example.com by March 15, 2019. Nominations are open, and shall normally consist of a nomination letter, CV, and two or more supporting letters, with preferably at least one from a mentee. Please see more information about the award in the Terms of Reference. The 2019 Service Award Committee is comprised of Jane Friesen (SFU), Rose Anne Devlin (uOttawa), and Christine Neill (WLU).
Young Researcher Award
CWEC awards the CWEC Young Researcher Prize to a female junior economist in Canada judged by the selection committee to have the best research record. The Research Prize was established in 2010 by CWEN and is presented at the CWEC/CFÉC luncheon held during the annual CEA Meetings. The recipient receives $2000.
Please submit your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2019. Nominations are open, and shall normally consist solely of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. However, a nominating letter from the candidate’s department chair or another senior mentor and/or a letter explaining any career interruptions will also be considered. Please see more information about the award in the Terms of Reference. The 2019 Young Researcher Award Committee is comprised of Tammy Schirle (WLU), Catherine Deri Armstrong (uOttawa), and Matilde Bombardini (UBC).
You can see who has won the prize in the past, and why they were awarded the prize, here.