Recognizing outstanding work and service
Internet2 recognizes excellence in our community through several ongoing awards programs.
The Richard Rose Award recognizes extraordinary individual contributions to extending the reach of advanced networking from research universities to the broadest education community, including primary and secondary schools, community colleges, libraries, museums, and other cultural, artistic, historic, and scientific organizations throughout the United States.
The President’s Leadership Award recognizes individuals within the Internet2 community for their exceptional service and dedication to this community, and for efforts far above and beyond what is expected. Through their work, these individuals personally advance the community as a whole.
The Gender Diversity Award was created to support the attendance of emerging information technology women and early career professionals at Internet2 conferences—thereby supporting their entry into the IT field and the Internet2 community. Scholarships will be awarded to women, including graduate students, working at Internet2 member organizations (higher education, R&E network member, affiliate or industry), and will be applied to registration, transportation and housing costs. Visit the Internet2 Gender Diversity Initiative wiki site for more information.
The William ‘Brit’ Kirwan Mentorship Award recognizes individuals who embody the exemplary capacity that Brit has shown for mentoring those who’ve assumed leadership roles throughout higher education. Recipients are those known throughout their community as “encouragers,” people who enhance career development in others, believing what Brit has shown by example: that proven leaders grow other leaders.