AWIPS AWARDS

He For She Award

This award is to be awarded to a male officer or male civilian in public safety that identifies as a male, who has made significant impact, contribution and commitment to the advancement of women in policing.  Award criteria could include any of the following:

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

Demonstrated commitment and contribution to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts in his own agency/community/area of responsibility

He For She Award

Mentoring:

  • Is widely recognized for their expertise and actively works to empower and support women in all stages of their careers to achieve their professional goals.

Advocacy for women:

  • Actively contributes to the advancement and development of women either inside or outside their own organization.
  • Publicly celebrates the work and accomplishments of noted and distinguished women.
  • Leads by example; promoting and broadcasting the need to continuously support and advocate for female leadership.
  • Actively uses their own position of influence to encourage the promotion, hiring, and development of strong female talent.
  • Actively encourages debate about the importance of gender diversity in the boardroom and at the executive level.
  • Is a strong role model for female empowerment and takes every opportunity to challenge the status quo as it relates to gender equity.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Sworn or civilian member of a public safety agency in Alberta that identifies as a male.