The Leadership Excellence for Women Awards recognizes outstanding women in the energy industry who have excelled professionally and personally through their unmatched contribution in the areas of leadership, innovation, talent, research and outreach. Each of the seven awards cover categories ranging from academic excellence to technical categories, open to women of age 18 onwards.
Open to all nationalities based out of the Middle East, LEWAS encourages students, academia, line managers, business directors, scientists, owners, content creators, government and private sector to participate as long as they have worked in their capacity to make the energy industry a better place.
LEWAS also has a special award to recognize male champions and corporations who acknowledge, empower and propel women to advance in the energy industry and actively promote inclusion in the organization. If you are that person, male champion or a corporation or would like to nominate someone, please do so before 15 June 2020. All qualifying entries must meet the criteria and scoring guide set for each category. All entries will be subject to a detailed evaluation process under the expertise of industry experts chosen from amongst partners and committee members.
Academic Achievement for University Professor/ Researcher Award
A female academic professional with 10 or more years of experience in the Science and/or Engineering department.
Academic Achievement for University Student Award
A young woman in University who demonstrates academic excellence and leadership.
Leading with Excellence Award
A professional woman with 5-15 years of experience in energy: Science/Engineering.
Rising Star Award
A young professional woman with 3-5 years of experience in the Energy industry.
Woman of Achievement Award
A professional woman, with 15 years or more of experience in Science & Engineering in the Energy industry.
Corporate Excellence Recognition
An organization that has excelled at initiatives to encourage, advance, hire, and retain women through inclusive hiring and development practices.
Corporate Champion Recognition (Male Champion)
A professional male with 10+ years of experience who has gone above and beyond to develop and support women as professionals and potential leaders.
Business Systems Analyst
Dr. Ilham Qattan
Assistant Professor-Medical Molecular Virology
Tasneem Al Sharif
Haradh Unit Supervisor
Reem Al Anbari
Chief Financial Officer
ADNOC - Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
Manager Quality Assurance
Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)