AWIS Women in STEM Award
In 2018, AWIS introduced a financial award to support those who identify as women studying STEM subjects.
Through the New Horizons for Women Trust, the $9,000 award will support up to three women annually enrolled in a tertiary STEM qualification. The award is particularly aimed at anyone who identifies as a women whose social identity is under-represented in their field of study.
For more information on the Award or to apply, go to www.newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz/awards.
2018: Kajaun Rhind-Reedy (Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Imaging)); Jessica Turner (PhD Computer Science); Kimberley Maxwell (PhD Marine Biology)
2019: Natasha Bettridge (Bachelor of Computing Sciences); Monique Cooper (Bachelor of Engineering Honours); Kira Pitman (Master of Science (Physics))
2020: Hayley Ngo (Bachelor of Engineering (Construction Engineering)); Irene Leathwick (PhD Computer Science)
2021: Grace Thompson (Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)); Heni Unwin (Master of Science (Environmental Science))