The Women Who Make a Difference Award, created in 2007, is presented each year to one or two NIU women civil service, professional staff or faculty employees. The award is presented to chosen recipients at the Awards ceremony in April.
NIU women civil service or professional staff or faculty. This is a one time award.
shows outstanding dedication to the empowerment of NIU women by making changes at the unit level
makes important contributions to addressing issues that are important to women
goes "the extra mile" to assist others
Complete nomination form (below), and two additional letters of support submitted to Presidential Commission on the Status of Women at PCSW@niu.edu
2013 Deadline: Extended to March 1, 2013 by 4:30 p.m.
Reminder: Completed nominations (nomination form and two letters of recommendation) must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., March 1, 2013 to PCSW@niu.edu.
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the nominator to solicit two additional letters of support and submit them with the nomination. If more than two letters are received, only the first two will be considered. Send letters of support marked "Women Who Make a Difference" in the subject line to: PCSW@niu.edu
2012 Recipients: Andrea Drott and Judy Santacaterina 2011 Recipients: Deborah Haliczer and Glenda Jones 2010 Recipient: Sue Saari 2009 Recipient-Rebekah Kohli 2008 Recipient -Barbara McCord Honorable mentions: Mary Crocker, Rebekah Kohli, Margo Santiago 2007 Recipient -Judy Skorek