2022 Global Health Impact Award Nominations 

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WGHA’s Global Health Impact Awards recognize the people and organizations in Washington working relentlessly to improve health around the world. WGHA is thrilled to shine a spotlight on these outstanding people and organizations, and we are grateful to you for nominating them! Please share this form with others who may wish to nominate as well.

 

Process 

·       Nominations are due by 5:00 pm PT on July 8, 2022

·       You may nominate in multiple categories. Self nominations are welcomed and encouraged. Finalists for all categories must be nominated by a WGHA affiliate* or member organization.

·       To be considered, all questions in the nomination form must be answered completely and according to directions.

·       Winners 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 category.


*Affiliate in this case includes WGHA staff and board members

 

Winners will be recognized at WGHA's Global Health Impact Awards ceremony in October (date and location TBD). 

 

 

2022 Global Health Impact Award Categories

 

WGHA’s Global Health Impact Awards welcomes nominees who represent a diversity of race, culture, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, discipline, and lived experience. 

 

·       Rising Star: Awarded to an individual age 40 or under (as of October 1, 2022) who is making an exceptional impact in the field of global health. Judges selecting are looking for evidence of creativity and initiative, influence, potential to contribute meaningfully to the field, and the ability to inspire collaboration. 

·       Luminary Leader: Awarded to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and a relentless commitment to the global health community. Judges selecting are looking for evidence of leadership, health impact, driving collaboration and meaningful mentorship.  

·       Organizational Impact: Awarded to an organization 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 size and scope of the organization's financial and staff resources. Judges are looking for evidence of better health outcomes and impact relative to organization size and budget as a result of innovation, deference to local leaders, and collaboration among diverse partners. 

Nominations



Awarded to an individual age 40 or under (as of October 1, 2022) who is making an exceptional impact in a global health organization or initiative.

 

Judging Criteria

 

In selecting the recipient of this award, judges will look for evidence of:

  • creativity and initiative in setting the agenda
  • individual contribution to advancing health equity above and beyond assigned role
  • influence in the field disproportionate to organizational authority
  • extraordinary promise to contribute in the future
  • inspiring collaboration

Nominee Information - Tell us about this exceptional, rising global health individual.








Must be 40 years old or younger by October 1, 2022


For each of the criteria below, please evaluate your nominee on a scale of 1 through 5         (1 being the lowest, 5 being the highest) 

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Awarded to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and a relentless commitment to the global health community. 

 

Judging Criteria

 

In selecting the recipient of this award, judges will look for evidence of:

  • demonstrated impact on improving health equity and scale
  • legacy impact on their field
  • championing and driving collaboration
  • meaningful mentorship

Nominee Information - Tell us about this exceptional global health leader.









For each of the criteria below, please evaluate your nominee on a scale of 1 through 5         (1 being the lowest, 5 being the highest) 

1 2 3 4 5




Awarded to an organization 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 size and scope of financial and staff resources.

 

Judging Criteria


The Organizational Impact award will be judged by evidence of: 

  • better health outcomes and impact relative to organization size and budget
  • innovative approach
  • deference to local leaders
  • collaboration among diverse partners

Nominee Information - Tell us about this organization.






For each of the criteria below, please evaluate your nominee on a scale of 1 through 5         (1 being the lowest, 5 being the highest) 

1 2 3 4 5



Nominator Contact Info

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