Dreamer Day Awards 2024

The Dreamer Day 2024 Student Awards

The Dreamer Day Awards recognize students who have shown incredible merit, character, and resilience while chasing their dreams in male-dominated industries. These awards focus on students who’ve overcome challenges, made a positive impact on their community, and shown true passion for their goals in STEAM, the skilled trades, or emergency response.

Each award winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to support their journey. The winners will be announced at Dreamer Day 2024 in Toronto on Oct 22nd.

The 2024 Dreamer Day Student Awards are proudly sponsored by Pratt & Whitney and the University of Waterloo.

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The 2024 Afterglow Awards 

The Afterglow Awards celebrate exceptional contributions in leadership, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This year’s awards include:

the Trailblazer of the Year Award, honoring a remarkable woman for their groundbreaking leadership and innovation;

the Champion of Diversity Award, recognizing a business committed to fostering a diverse and equitable workplace;

the Equity Advocate Award, given to those who actively promote and advance equity;

and the Inclusion Innovator Award, celebrating creative strategies that enhance inclusion.

These awards acknowledge individuals and organizations making significant strides toward a more inclusive and equitable society.

2024 Afterglow Award Nominations

Trailblazer of the Year Award

This award celebrates an exceptional woman who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, innovation, and dedication in her field. The recipient is recognized for breaking barriers, inspiring others, and making significant contributions that pave the way for future generations of women.

Champion of Diversity Award

This award honors a business that has shown a strong and unwavering commitment to fostering diversity within its workforce. The company is acknowledged for its inclusive practices, policies, and initiatives that promote a diverse and equitable workplace culture.

Equity Advocate Award

This award is presented to an individual or organization that has made remarkable efforts to promote and advance equity within their community or industry. The recipient has actively worked to eliminate disparities, ensure fair treatment, and create opportunities for underrepresented groups.

Inclusion Innovator Award

This award recognizes a business or individual that has implemented creative and effective strategies to enhance inclusion in the workplace or community. The honoree is celebrated for their innovative approaches that ensure all voices are heard, valued, and integrated into the fabric of their organization or initiative.