LEWAS Awards 2022



About the Awards

Now in its 8th edition, the Leadership Excellence for Women Awards recognizes outstanding women in the energy industry who have excelled professionally and personally through their unmatched contributions in the areas of leadership, innovation, talent, research, and outreach.


Each of the seven awards covers categories ranging from academic excellence to technical categories. Open to women of age 18 onwards and all nationalities based in the Middle East, LEWAS encourages students, academia, line managers, business directors, scientists, owners, content creators, government, and private sector to participate as long as they have worked in their capacity to make the energy industry a better place.

Focused on 'Energy Future: Infinite Possibilities', the 2022 theme highlights the role of leadership and innovation for a sustainable tomorrow. The 2022 agenda will spotlight talent, economic and business trends in energy.

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2022 Award Categories
Deadline: 1 August 2022
Academic Achievement - University Student
A young woman in university who demonstrates academic excellence and leadership, and is majoring in science and/or engineering in the energy industry

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Academic Achievement - University Professor
A female academic professional with 10+ years of experience in the Science and/or Engineering department in the energy industry.


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Rising Star
A young professional woman with 3-5 years of experience in the energy industry. She is someone who has been recognized for special achievements within her organisation.


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Leading with Excellence
A professional woman with 5-15 years of experience in energy who has gone above and beyond to demonstrate leadership skills, excellence in corporate performance.

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Woman of Achievement
A professional woman, with a background in Science and/or Engineering with over 15 years of experience in the energy industry.


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Corporate Male Champion
A professional male with 10+ years of experience who has gone above and beyond to develop and support women as professionals and potential leaders.

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Corporate Excellence
An organisation that has excelled at initiatives to encourage, advance, hire, and retain women through inclusive hiring and development practices, as well as developing and implementing innovative D&I programs.

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Award Category Information
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Who Can Apply

Energy Sectors Applicable

  • Oil & Gas
  • Electricity
  • Coal
  • Nuclear
  • Renewable Energy (Thermal, Wind, Hydro, Solar, Biofuels)

Related Industries

  • Transport
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Consultancy
  • Energy Investment
  • EPCs
Key Dates
1
Nominations Close
1 August 2022
2
Shortlist Announced
30 September 2022
3
In-person Awards Gala Dinner
& Symposium
30 November 2022
2021 Winners
An impressive 150 applications and a thorough review process later, the LEWAS Committee is proud to announce the
2021 Winners and Runners-up.

Congratulations to everyone who applied!
Academic Achievement - Student Award
Lina Alzayer
Student, University of Bahrain
Academic Achievement - Student Award
Reem Aseeri
Student, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University
Academic Achievement - University
Professor Award
Dr. Hayat Yusuf
Assistant professor and PCAP program Coordinator, University of Bahrain
Rising Star Award
Zainab Alali
Reservoir Engineer, Saudi Aramco
Leading with Excellence Award
Dr. Amani Musharah
Lab supervisor, Saudi Aramco
Woman of Achievement Award 
Basma El Zein
Director General, Governance and Sustainability Center, University of Business and Technology
Woman of Achievement Award 
Salma Al Hajeri
Vice President - Non-Operated Assets (MENA & Russia), Mubadala Petroleum
Corporate Male Champion
Dawood Nassif
former CEO, BAPCO
Corporate Male Champion
Rashed Jouda Al-Fadhili
Team Leader, Process Engineering Refinery, Kuwait National Petroleum Company
Corporate Excellence Recognition
ADNOC Group
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