The Young Women’s Leadership Academy Foundation is seeking nominations for the Shining Star award, which will recognize female undergraduate college students in greater Chattanooga who have distinguished themselves as innovators, leaders, role models, researchers, educators or service providers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The deadline for nominations is Friday, Feburary 10, 2012 at 5 PM. One distinguished nominee will be awarded the Shining Star award at the Odyssey 2012 Luncheon and Awards Ceremony, to be held on Wednesday, April 18 at noon at the Chattanooga Convention Center. The event will feature two special guests: NASA pioneer, Col. Eileen Collins, the first woman to pilot and command a U.S. spacecraft, and award-winning journalist and NPR’s All Things Considered host, Michele Norris.
Click here to learn more about the Shining Star award and to download the nomination form and guidelines!