Now in its sixth (annual-ish) yr, the nomination window for the 2022 Girls and Drones Awards is now open. And similar to final yr, the awards present is about for a reasonably epic time and place: CES 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada .
The 2022 Girls And Drones Awards are literally being barely rebranded this yr to the Girls in Rising Aviation Applied sciences Awards. That opens the awards as much as a wider pool of girls who is likely to be working in different points of aviation, crewed or uncrewed. Prior to now 5 years, the award ceremony was known as the Girls to Watch In Drones Awards.
“The change displays efforts to broaden the objective of celebrating people and corporations throughout your entire rising aviation applied sciences system. Along with drones or Uncrewed Aerial Programs (UAS), rising aviation contains advances in electrical vertical take-off and touchdown (eVTOL) automobiles in addition to Superior Air Mobility (AAM) which is the sector of the trade targeted on integrating excessive volumes of uncrewed plane safely into the airspace,” in line with an announcement from Girls and Drones.
The awards ceremony has been taking place for six years, solely thrown off in 2020 as a result of, effectively, why. After many COVID-19-related disruptions, together with the calling off of its former ceremony location totally (that was slated for the now-defunct Interdrone convention), Girls and Drones landed a big-time spot on the CES 2022 convention. Apparently CES was impressed, as a result of the crew was invited again for one more yr.
What adjustments with this yr’s Girls in Rising Aviation Applied sciences Awards?
Past a recent title change comes so recent nomination classes. Particular person Honorees will likely be chosen in ten totally different Girls To Watch in Rising Aviation Applied sciences classes. They’re:
- Geographic Info System (GIS)
- Visible Arts
- Public Security/Public Service
- Sustainable Aviation Propulsion Know-how
- Drone Sports activities
Study extra in regards to the particular person honoree classes right here, and nominate somebody right here.
Then there are crew, or firm awards, that may be gained by a single group of a number of individuals. They’re:
- Innovation – Rising Aviation Applied sciences Award
- The Highlight on Drones for Good Award
Then there are additionally two new awards: a Corridor of Fame – Girls in Rising Aviation Applied sciences Award, which is about to incorporate a number of honorees; and the High Corporations for Girls in Rising Aviation Applied sciences award. In the event you win a Corridor of Fame award, count on a Corridor of Fame Trophy, a characteristic in a Corridor of Fame video, a characteristic on the Corridor of Fame webpage, a section in Girls and Drone’s UAS/AAM documentary undertaking, plus a celebration at a non-public trade recognition occasion instantly following the awards ceremony. You may nominate people to the Corridor of Fame right here and nominate corporations right here.
The massive ceremony is about for Friday, January 6, 2023 at CES in Las Vegas, NV.
If you wish to nominate somebody, you need to transfer quick. The nomination window for all of the classes is open now and closes on October 25, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. And sure, even self-nominations are accepted.
So far as the competitors, right here’s a take a look at the 2021 Girls To Watch honorees, to offer you an thought of the ladies who’ve paved the way in which in previous years.