Call for Chitra Ghosh 2019 Award Nominees for the GWI 33rd Triennial and Centenary to be held in Geneva, Switzerland 25 – 28 July 2019
15 August 2018
To: NFA Presidents, CIRs and Secretaries
From: GWI Board
Subject: Call for Chitra Ghosh 2019 Award Nominees for the GWI 33rd Triennial and Centenary to be held in Geneva, Switzerland 25 – 28 July 2019
Call for Chitra Ghosh Award Nominees
For an Outstanding GWI Woman Initiator/Developer of an NFA Project
for Entrepreneurial Education
The amount of $1000 USD will be wired via bank transfer to the recipient of the Chitra Ghosh Award after the conclusion of the 33rd Triennial and Centenary Celebration to be held in Geneva 25-28 July 2019.
The criteria set for the Award are:
- The award is seed funding for a suitable project to enhance entrepreneurship education among women/girls with a duration of a minimum of one year.
- The project can also include training services such as nursing, computer education, teacher training etc.
- The recipient must be a member in good standing of any National Federation or Association affiliated with GWI.
- The project must be implemented during the triennium in which it is awarded (i.e. after the General Assembly at which the award is made).
- The project application must indicate:
- A profile of the proposed recipient and her project involvement and motivation as to why she is considered an outstanding GWI woman.
- The timeframe of the project and the country where the candidate is from.
- The target group of women/girls for the project.
- The proposed outcomes for the project and how it will be evaluated.
- A 6-month report must be submitted to GWI regarding the progress of the project and a final report must be submitted within three months after completion of the project, or, for ongoing projects at the end of each year until the next Triennial Conference.
- Photographs of the project and the target group must be submitted to GWI, especially with reports.
- The award will be given to one recipient at each GWI Triennial General Assembly. The funding will be made available by the donor, Chitra Ghosh, once she has been informed that the previous award project has been completed successfully and reported on.
Prof Chitra Ghosh is also of the opinion that if a suitable candidate who fulfils all the criteria has not been found, the award may not be given in that year but kept aside for the next.
GWI Board of Officers
Call for Nazan Moroğlu Young Member Award Nominees for the GWI 33rd Triennial and Centenary
The sponsor of the Nazan Moroğlu Young Members Award (NMYMA) is, Nazan Moroğlu. She is the previous President of Turkish Association of University Women, TAUW (2010-2014). The amount of 1000 EUR will be wired via bank transfer to the recipient of award after the conclusion of the GWI 33rd Triennial and Centenary Celebration to be held in Geneva 25-28 July 2019. Thereafter, the (NMYMA) will be awarded to a young GWI National and Federation Association (NFA) member at each GWI Triennial.
The aim of the NMYMA
The NMYMA is one award given to an outstanding young member of a Graduate Women International (GWI) NFA. The general purpose of the award is to promote GWI’s mission. The bearer of the award will be a role model for all young graduate women generating not only recognition but also responsibility.
The procedure of the NMYMA
The first award and award-winner will be announced at the GWI Centennial Young Members Program in July 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland and thereafter at every Triennial conference. The award call will begin within a year before the next Triennial conference. There will be a special NMYMA working group within the GWI Fellowship Committee. This group will send out the Call for Nominees for the next NMYMA and will make a (non-debatable) selection.
Criteria for nomination for the NMYMA
The awarded young GWI member must meet the following criteria:
- be ≤ forty years old;
- has completed a successful project related to GWI’s mission or,
- can show to have contributed an excellent value towards educating women, empowering them and enabling them to a life of independence or,
- has written and presented a thesis or article on women’s law in an international conference or,
- has completed an extraordinary work on justice for women through the legal system of her country.
During the GWI 100-year celebration in 2019 the first award will be given to a young member of a GWI NFA who fits the criteria. Since the NMYMA working group is not yet in place, the Fellowship Committee will act as the NMYMA working group for 2019 and will select the nominee from the proposed nominees according to the above-named criteria.
About Nazan Moroğlu, LL.M
Nazan was born in Istanbul (1947). She graduated Istanbul German College and Law Faculty of Istanbul University and specialized in gender law. Her master degree thesis focussed on “Surname of the Woman”. She was the first gender law expert in Turkey and is now teaching “gender law” and family law in Istanbul University and, since 2001, at the Yeditepe University and, since 2014, i MEF Law Faculty. She is founder of the Women’s Rights Commission of Turkish Bar Associations Union and she is the President of the (TÜBAKKOM) Commission.
Nazan has been member of the Board and President of the Turkish Jurist Women’s Association (which is a member of “Des Femmes Des Carrieres Juridiques”, (FICJ)); She was also Board member of the Women’s Studies Association and the President of the Union of Istanbul Women’s Organizations (IKKB.) She was a member of the Turkish Parliamentary Union Advisory Committee on Gender Equality and member of the Women’s Initiative for Turkey in the EU. She is a founding member of the European Women Lawyers Association (EWLA). From 2004 to 2006 she was executive member of Board in Istanbul Bar Association anf from 2016 to 2018 the delegate in Turkish Bar Association Union.
As from 2010 - 2014 she was the President of Turkish Association of University Women (TAUW is a member of GWI and UWE.)
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