Mentor & Ally Awards

This year WiN Canada has introduced two new awards to properly acknowledge and celebrate our WiN Canada champions.


  • Must be an active WiN Canada member.
  • These awards are open to all genders.


All active WiN Canada members may recommend a candidate for this award. Nominations and supporting materials will be accepted until Tuesday, September 7 at 11:59 p.m. EST for the year in which the award will be given. You may nominate a fellow member for one or both awards.

Mentor of the Year Award

  • Demonstrated support of a member(s) professional growth and development.
  • Donates their time and attention to help women in the nuclear industry reach their full potential.
  • Promotes career opportunities for women and young girls in STEM and skilled trades.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to mentoring and inspires others to grow and succeed professionally.
  • The key roles of a mentor include, but are not limited to, nurturing intellectual growth, career development, professional guidance, and positive role modeling.

Deadline: Tuesday, September 7 at 11:59 p.m. EST

Thank you to our Mentor of the Year Award sponsor!

Ally of the Year Award

  • This award is not limited to a person who is employed in a nuclear related industry.
  • An individual who actively stands up for workplace inclusion.
  • Promotes WiN Canada and the benefits of the nuclear industry, via social media, speaking engagements or other methods.
  • Individual advocates WiN’s mission to other external organizations.
  • Encourages peers and colleagues to engage with WiN-Canada.

Deadline: Tuesday, September 7 at 11:59 p.m. EST