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Women of Color STEM Conference

Since 1995, Women of Color magazine´s annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Conference has been the premier forum of choice for recognizing the significant contributions by women in STEM fields.

2018 Women of Color STEM Award Recipients

2018 Technologist of the Year
Donna L. Bell
Director, Research Operations, Research & Advanced Engineering, Greenfield Labs, Palo Alto, CA 
Ford Motor Company


List of 2018 Peer-Reviewed Award Winners (Updated August 23, 2018)
List of 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award Winners (Updated August 23, 2018)
*Lists of award winners are subject to change.


About the Awards 

For more than 20 years, the Women of Color STEM conference has recognized the achievement of women in science, technology, engineering, and math careers. These prestigious awards have earned widespread praise for offering unique opportunities for women to parlay their career successes into gains for themselves and the STEM community as a whole. The Women of Color awards advance the conference’s mission to recognize excellence as a means for sustaining and growing the STEM pipeline.

We offer two award levels:

Peer-Reviewed Awards (PR) are subject to competitive review processes.
Outstanding Achievement Awards (OAA) are based on employer recommendations.

Award Categories 

A complete description of all award categories and selection criteria can be found here.


Fee Schedule 

  • Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) Recipients, $600 
  • Guests of OAA Recipients, 25% Off Standard Fees 
  • Peer-Reviewed (PR) Award Recipients, Complimentary 
  • PR Award Recipients’ Complimentary Guest, Complimentary 
  • Additional Guests of PR Award Recipients, 25% Off Standard Fees 
  • Magazine Honorees, $600 
  • Guests of Magazine Honorees, 25% Off Standard Fees

Registration Information 

On-site registration hours are as follows: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  
Friday, October 12, 2018 | 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday, October 13, 2018 | 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


Award Venue

COBO Center - Ballroom A&B, Level 2

Technology Recognition Luncheon
Friday, October 12, 2018 
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Breakfast with Leaders and Legends
Saturday, October 13, 2018
7:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
 
Women of Color Awards Gala and Dinner
Saturday, October 13, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Awards Given at this Venue: 

Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) Categories:
Technology Rising Star  
Technology All-Star

Speech Requirement: None
Rehearsal Requirement: None
Seating: General Unreserved 
Event Attire: Business

Awards Given at this Venue: 

Peer-Reviewed Category: 
Special Recognition 

Magazine Honorees:
Top Women in Finance


Special Recognition

Speech Requirement: 100 Words
Speech Due: August 1, 2018
Rehearsal: TBA
Seating: VIP Reserved
Event Attire: Business


Top Women in Finance

Speech Requirement: None
Rehearsal Requirement: None
Seating: General Unreserved
Event Attire: Business

Awards Given at this Venue:

Peer-Reviewed Categories:
Technologist of the Year
Career Achievement
Community Service
Educational Leadership: College-Level Promotion of Education
Educational Leadership: Corporate Promotion of Education
Managerial Leadership
New Media/IT Leadership
Outstanding Technical Contribution
President's Award
Professional Achievement
Student Leadership
Technical Innovation

Speech Requirement: 100 Words
Speech Due: August 1, 2018
Event Attire: Black Tie
Rehearsal: TBA
Seating: Reserved

Registration Amenities: Each award recipient recognized at this venue receives one (1) discounted full registration at a rate of $600. Additional guests receive a 25% discount off the full conference package or individual event tickets. 
Registration Amenities for Special Recognition: Each award recipient recognized at this venue receives two (2) complimentary registrations, one for the award recipient and one for their guest. Additional guests receive a 25% discount off the full conference package or individual event tickets.

Registration Amenities for Top Women in Finance: Each award recipient recognized at this venue receives one (1) discounted full registration at a rate of $600. Additional guests receive a 25% discount off the full conference package or individual event tickets.
Registration Amenities: Each award recipient recognized at this venue receives two (2) complimentary registrations, one for the award recipient and one for their guest. Additional guests receive a 25% discount off the full conference package or individual event tickets. 
 


 


 



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