2016 Fellowship Program 

2016 Fellowship Program Sponsored by:

The WWLF Fellowship Program awards one (1) recipient per calendar year. The mission of the Fellowship Award is to empower and inspire women, who are new to the telecommunications industry, or are unable to obtain membership independently, by:

  • Providing WWLF membership advantages at no cost to the recipient
  • Engaging the recipient in the industry happenings and the operations of WWLF
  • Offering unique mentorship opportunities to support the growth of new industry leaders
  • Facilitating opportunities for career strengthening through WWLF resources 

Benefits include:

  • Complimentary WWLF membership for duration of term (if already a member when selected, the remainder of her pre-existing membership term will resume following completion of the Fellowship term)
  • Featured on the WWLF website as Award winner
  • Pairing with a Mentor for duration of term
  • Participation in a WWLF Committee (to be selected by the WWLF Board)
  • Free admission to WWLF events at WIA and CTIA during term
  • All-expenses-paid trip to WIA (max value of $1,500)
  • Discounted membership for one full year following award term
  • Award Winners will provide a “testimonial” at the end of the Term, and will complete a survey about the WWLF fellowship experience

Fellowship Nominee Requirements

  • Nominee must be a woman
  • Nominee must be employed in the wireless industry for FEWER than 5 years, or entering the industry
  • Nominees may or may not be a current WWLF member at time of award
  • Nominee cannot be chosen as a recipient for two consecutive years
  • Consistently attend monthly one-on-one meetings with Mentor (either in-person or via phone
  • Provide meeting logs and other required deliverables as described in Timeline below
  • Fully prepare for each Mentorship meeting (including completion of any homework/deliverables that Mentor assigned)
  • Attend at least two networking events with Mentor
  • Work at WWLF booth and event registration table, participate in comprehensive WIA itinerary, and otherwise represent WWLF however deemed appropriate during WIA
  • Actively participate in one WWLF Committee for duration of term. Participation updates will be provided by Committee Chair
  • Complete quarterly call with Mentorship Chairperson
  • Provide photo for WWLF website and email blast announcing Fellowship recipient
  • Complete end-of-term questionnaire and testimonial

Note: If either Fellowship Award Recipient or Mentor does not fulfill the requirements noted above, her trip to WIA will be revoked. 

Apply for WWLF Fellowship Program 

Nominations for 2016 have officially closed.  Please refer back to this site in the near future to apply for the 2017 program!

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