Call for Nominations – CASWE Achievement Award

Do you know a deserving CASWE practitioner/scholar? The CASWE Achievement Award is offered annually to a Canadian woman or group of women who has/have made an outstanding contribution to women and education. It acknowledges contributions in teaching, scholarship, and/or sustained service to community and society. The award will consist of an announcement made at the annual AGM of CASWE; a news item for home university PR Office, ; a letter of acknowledgement and congratulations to the relevant home institution; and a certificate of recognition.

The recipient(s) will be an active scholar/practitioner who accepts and supports nomination by a peer. They may be nominated in recognition of one or more of the following outstanding contributions to women and education in Canada: (a) original research/practice; (b) innovative feminist teaching; (c) sustained service; (d) other creative work; or (e) a combination of these.

If you would like to nominate someone for this award, please submit the following to Lisa Starr, CASWE President (

  • a letter of support from nominator, referring to above criteria
  • nominee’s biographical package that could include a curriculum vitae and/or other selected materials to support the nomination, such as: personal narrative, video, CD, poetry, etc…
  • at least two supporting letters relevant to the nomination; one letter should be from a CASWE member

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