Pioneers of Global Health awards recognize the people and organizations in
Washington working relentlessly to improve health around the world. To be
considered as a submission, all questions must be answered completely and
according to directions.
You may nominate in
multiple categories. Nominees for the Pioneers Award for Impact and Pioneers
Rising Leader are reserved for WGHA membership organizations. Nominees for the
Pioneers Outstanding Collaboration award are not limited to WGHA members, but
are open to WGHA members and future members alike. All nominees
must have a presence in Washington State.
will be selected based on criteria outlined below, not by the number of nominations,
so please submit only one nomination per individual/organization in each
Nominations are due at 5:00 pm on Friday, May 10.
2019 Pioneers of Global Health Award Categories
and Judging Criteria
Pioneers Rising Leader
an individual age 35 or under (as of October 17, 2019) who is making an
exceptional impact in a WGHA member global health organization or initiative. Judges
selecting the Rising Leader are looking for evidence of initiative, work ethic,
influence, potential to contribute meaningfully to the field, and the ability
to inspire collaboration within his/her organization.
Pioneers Award for Impact
an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and a relentless
commitment to the global health community. Judges selecting the Pioneers Award
for Impact are looking for evidence of leadership, health impact, and driving collaboration.
Pioneers Outstanding Collaboration
jointly to two or more organizations collaborating in Washington state making an
exceptional impact in improving global health equity. We encourage the
nominations of organizations of all sizes, as this award takes into account
impact relative to staff size. The award for Outstanding Collaboration will be
judged by evidence of better health outcomes as a result of collaboration among
diverse partners. (Diversity in this case includes organization size, approach,
discipline, focus, and/or mission).
specific examples of this candidate's leadership and how that leadership
resulted in improved health outcomes for the most vulnerable. Metrics could
include project deliverables, data and/or publications etc. (300 words or
partnership of two or more Washington state-based organizations that
resulted/will result in better health outcomes. Include the partnership’s goal
and the role each partner plays (300 words or less).
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