Sponsored by Pratt & Whitney, this award recognizes women who are making an impact on the STEM industry.

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The candidate’s company must be an Asheville Chamber member based in, founded in or with a significant presence in Buncombe County. 

Winner is chosen by the WomanUP volunteer committee, comprised of representatives from small business to large corporations, based on the merit of the application and quality of supporting documentation. Winner will be honored at the WomanUP Celebration.

Tips for submitting a nomination:

  • Self-nominations are encouraged.
  • Answer each question thoroughly. Winning nominations typically have at least one paragraph for each answer.
  • Give specific examples to demonstrate the candidate’s contributions.
  • Nominations are accepted through Aug. 10th, 2024.