WWLF Call for Nominations - 2019 Fellowship Program Award

28 Feb 2019 1:21 PM | Anonymous

The Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (“WWLF”) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Fellowship Program Award. We look forward to receiving nominations and applications through April 5, 2019.  We are also currently accepting applications to serve as 2019 Mentors. The mission of the Fellowship Program is to empower and inspire women who are new to the telecommunications industry by:

  • Providing WWLF membership advantages at no cost to the recipient
  • Engaging the recipient in industry events 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 two annual local regional events during term
  • Free admission to WWLF events at MWCA and Connect X during term
  • All-expenses-paid trip to Connect X in Orlando, FL (max value of $1,500)

Fellowship Nominee Requirements:

  • Nominee must be a woman
  • Nominee must be employed in the wireless industry for LESS than 5 years, or entering the industry
  • Nominee may be self-nominated or nominated by someone else
  • 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

Fellowship Requirements:

  • 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, and otherwise represent WWLF however deemed appropriate during the Connectivity Expo
  • Actively participate in one WWLF Committee for duration of term. Participation updates will be provided by Committee Chair.
  • Complete quarterly call with Programs Director
  • Provide photo for WWLF website and email blast announcing Fellowship recipient
  • Provide a “testimonial” at the end of the term and complete a survey about the WWLF fellowship experience

WWLF Fellowship Award Timeline:

  • Call for nominations and applications begins: February 18, 2019
  • Deadline for submission: April 5, 2019

WWLF Fellowship and Mentor Application Forms:

Please return your application form, along with your resume and statement of interest to Victoria Weidenthaler at Programs@wwlf.org.

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