Canadian Women Economists Committee / Comité des Femmes Économistes Canadiennes

CWEC Awards Two Prizes


Service Award

The CWEC Service Award is given to recognize an individual’s contribution to the status of women in the economics profession. Meritorious service can consist of (but is not limited to) exemplary service or achievement, professional mentoring, or research that advances understanding of women’s advancement in the economics profession. The CWEC Service Award was awarded for the first time at the 2019 CEA meetings.

The next call for nominations will be announced here once the next round has commenced..

Nominations are open, and shall normally consist of a nomination letter, CV, and two or more supporting letters, with preferably at least one from a mentee. Please see more information about the award in the Terms of Reference.

The past CWEN winners are:

2019 Roberta Edgecombe Robb

Young Researcher Award

CWEC awards the CWEC Young Researcher Prize to a female junior economist in Canada judged by the selection committee to have the best research record. The Research Prize was established in 2010 by CWEN and is presented at the CWEC/CFÉC luncheon held during the annual CEA Meetings. The recipient receives $2000.

The 2019 nomination process has concluded. The next call for nominations will be announced here once the next round has commenced.

Nominations are open, and shall normally consist solely of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. However, a nominating letter from the candidate’s department chair or another senior mentor and/or a letter explaining any career interruptions will also be considered. Please see more information about the award in the Terms of Reference.
 

The past CWEN winners are:

2019 Lucija Muehlenbachs University of Calgary
2016 Svetlana Demidova MacMaster University
2014 Viktoria Hnatkovska Vancouver School of Economics
2012 Matilde Bombardini UBC
2010 Silvia Gonçalves Université de Montréal