Excellence in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Award

Presented to a member who creates inclusive teams representing the rich diversity of communities served. Nominations for this award will document initiatives undertaken that cultivate, promote, and foster a more diverse, equitable, and/or inclusive environment; and will demonstrate the impacts of outcomes from DEI initiatives. 

Criteria and Eligibility

  • Must be a current member with at least one (1) year of membership
  • Materials submitted by Nominator: 
    • Nomination letter: should describe the nominee’s approach to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and the impact of their efforts
  • Materials submitted by Nominee:
    • Nominee’s CV or NIH-style biosketch (not to exceed 10 pages)
    • Three (3) letters of support (not to exceed 500 words each), one of whom must be a AAA member
  • Reviewed by the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee

Nominate Someone

Call for nominations will be sent out in the summer

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Nomination October 20; Materials November 6


$1,000 honorarium and $1,000 for travel to Annual Meeting to receive the award