SIM Leader of the Year Award Overview

The award provides a means for SIM to recognize member contributions to the growth, advancement, and excellence of SIM at the local level.                   

Individuals may nominate themselves or another deserving candidate within SIM. This year, the selection committee will be evaluating all nominees and select the most qualified candidates, regardless of chapter size.  We will select four to six winners who will be recognized on stage at SIM Connect Live in December.  Every year, all nominees will be sent a letter from SIM, recognizing their specific contributions. 

Nominations will open April 1, 2020.

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SIM STEM Outreach Awards Overview

The STEM Outreach awards provides a means for SIM to recognize chapter contributions of volunteerism and thought leadership for STEM Initiatives. There are three distinct awards to recognize contributions. The award categories are: 

  • STEM Pioneerrecognizes a Chapter member whose contributions have significantly advanced local STEM initiatives over multiple years, these can include both the local chapter initiatives and those in the broader community.
  • Most Inspiring Leader:recognizes a Chapter member or RLF Graduate who has been deeply and personally involved in the local chapter’s STEM programs/initiatives and is actively involved in recruiting and mentoring STEM students.
  • STEM Non-Profit Partner Awardrecognizes a non-profit partner who works closely with one or more SIM Chapters and makes a significant impact in advancing STEM Educational opportunities either locally or nationally. 
Nominations are now open.

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Friend of RLF Award

The RLF Team annually selects an individual as a, Friend of RLF, who has given of their time and talents to further the goals and values of RLF to our community of sponsors, graduates and future participants.


Questions? Contact Vincenzo Nelli, LOY Program Manager