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Sharon Howard: Women Who Make a Difference Award

The Sharon Howard: Women Who Make a Difference Award, created in 2007, is presented each year to one or two NIU civil service, supportive professional staff or faculty employees who identify as a woman. The award is presented to chosen recipients at the awards ceremony in April. 

Eligibility

  • NIU women civil service or supportive professional staff or faculty
  • This is a one-time award

Criteria

  • Shows outstanding dedication to the empowerment of women at NIU 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 

Nominations

  • The deadline for nominations has passed
  • Solicit two letters of support about nominee
  • Complete nomination form and upload letters of support