LEWAS Awards 2022





About LEWAS Awards

The Leadership Excellence for Women Awards (LEWAS) recognizes outstanding women in the energy industry who have excelled professionally and personally through their unmatched contribution in the areas of leadership, innovation, talent, research and outreach.
Awards Categories
Academic Achievement for Student Award
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 for University Professor Award
A female academic professional with 10 or more years of experience in the science and/or engineering department in the energy industry who is known to actively promote the field, as well as engage in research and lectures, including the development of young women in these areas.

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Rising Star Award
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 organization and is a high performer.

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Leading with Excellence Award
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 and communication, and has had a significant impact on their organization.

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Woman of Achievement Award
A professional woman, with a background in science and/or engineering with over 15 years of experience in the energy industry who has attained a high rank and utilized her position, influence, and expertise to break down gender bias and initiate positive changes for other women in the industry. She is an able leader who not only strives to build a successful career but also impacts the success of other women professionals and entrepreneurs in a significant way.

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Corporate Champion Recognition (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. He has demonstrated his strong support for women through a proven track record of support and encouraging change in his organization to fully engage and integrate women.

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Corporate Excellence Award
An organization 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 Diversity & Inclusion programs.

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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 for Student Award
Lina Alzayer
Student, University of Bahrain
Academic Achievement for Student Award
Reem Aseeri
Student, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University
Academic Achievement for 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 Champion Recognition (Male Champion)
Dawood Nassif
former CEO, BAPCO
Corporate Champion Recognition (Male Champion)
Rashed Jouda Al-Fadhili
Team Leader, Process Engineering Refinery, Kuwait National Petroleum Company
Corporate Excellence Recognition
ADNOC Group
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