Women of Excellence

The National Pest Management Association's (NPMA's) Women of Excellence Award recognizes women who advance the pest management industry every day, in every way.

The international honor is open to women across the pest management industry — PMP's, manufacturers, research organizations, etc. — who demonstrate outstanding leadership and have made notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession, their business, and other women in the industry.

The award recipient will be recognized at PestWorld 2019, October 15-18 in San Diego.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for nomination?

All nominees must be women who currently work in the pest management industry (PMP, manufacturer, researcher).

How will the nominations be evaluated?

  • 50% of the evaluation process will recognize the nominee's contributions to the pest management industry
  • 25% of the evaluation process will consider notable contributions the nominee has made to her company. Such contributions need not have been made from an executive level position — but rather initiatives and actions that have made a difference within the organization.
  • 25% of the evaluation process will recognize the nominee's actions in personal leadership, community involvement, and stewardship of future women leaders.

Who are prior winners?

2018 marked the 10th year of recognizing women's contributions to the industry. Amy Chapman of Corteva Agriscience was the recipient of the 2018 honor. To view recipients of previous years, click here.

When can I submit my nomination?

Award nominations must be received by August 31, 2019. The winner will be announced at PestWorld 2019.

How do I submit a nomination?

To nominate a candidate, please submit the form below. Nominees may self-submit or may be nominated by others.

If you have any technical questions regarding a nomination, please contact Allie Taisey at ataisey@pestworld.org or by phone at (703) 352-6762.

 

Nomination Form

 

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CANDIDATE INFORMATION
Candidate First Name: *
Candidate Last Name: *
Company Name: *
Company Address: *
Company City: *
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Company Zip Code: *
Company Country: *
Candidate E-mail: *
Candidate Phone: * (i.e. XXX-XXX-XXXX)
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NOMINATOR INFORMATION
Nominator First Name: *
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Company or Affiliation: *
Company Address: *
Company City: *
State/Province: *
Company Postal Code: *
Company Country: *
Nominator E-mail: *
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Nominator Alt Phone: (i.e. XXX-XXX-XXXX)
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Please describe the nominee's contributions to the industry.
Industry contributions will account for 50% of the nominee's total score. *
(1,000 character limit).
Please offer illustration of the nominee's leadership contributions to her company.
Please note that such contributions need not be as an executive, but may be
demonstrated at any level of employment.
Examples of corporate leadership will contribute 25% of the nominee's total score. *
(1,000 character limit).
Please describe examples of the nominee's personal leadership, community
involvement, and stewardship of future women leaders.
Contributions in this area will account for 25% of the nominee's total score. *
(1,000 character limit).
Please use this space to offer any additional reasons or illustrations of why the
nominee should be considered for NPMA's Women of Excellence Award. *
(1,000 character limit).
 
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