Entries now open for UNSW 2013 Women in Engineering awards

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4 June 2013 - Do you know a leading female professional who graduated from Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)? If so, encourage them to consider the UNSW 2013 Women in Engineering Awards, proudly sponsored by Aurecon.

The awards recognise the achievements of female alumni across two award categories:

  • The Judy Raper Award for Leadership: open to past graduates from all School in the Faculty of Engineering at UNSW
  • The Maria Skyllas-Kazacos Young Professional Award for Outstanding Achievement: open to recent graduates of the School of Chemical Engineering at UNSW.

Paul Thorstenson, Aurecon’s Chief Administration Officer and Chair of our ANZ and Asia Diversity Leadership Team, said Aurecon’s support of the Women in Engineering Awards is part of our Towards 2020 commitment to making people, diversity and safety our passion. 

“Celebrating the achievements of women in engineering is an important part of fostering diversity within Aurecon,” Paul said.

“We have many women throughout our organisation who have made a significant impact on our ambition to be a high performing organisation.

“It’s a pleasure to support these Awards, and recognise and celebrate the achievements and contribution of women in some of the industries in which we work.”

Nominations close Friday 5 July 2013.  The award winners will be announced during National Engineering Week on 8 August 2013.

To find out more visit UNSW's Women in Engineering website.

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