IAF Excellence in "3G" Diversity Award

The IAF Excellence in “3G” Diversity Award is intended to recognize IAF member organisations (industry, government, academia) and/or individual teams/projects within IAF member organizations worldwide for outstanding contributions to the fostering of “3G” (Geography, Generation, Gender) Diversity within the space sector.

2023 Call for Nominations - OPEN

The IAF Excellence in "3G" Diversity Award is intended to recognize IAF member organizations (industry, government, academia) (Category A) AND/OR individual teams/projects (Category B) within IAF member organizations worldwide for outstanding contributions to the fostering of “3G” (Geography, Generation, Gender) Diversity within the space sector.

This Award is intended as an annual award presented at the IAC, but is given only when nominations of exceptional merit are received.
Only IAF member organizations in good standing shall be eligible to receive the award.

Award 2022 Recipients

National Space Science Agency (NSSA) - Category A

Read more about the National Space Science Agency (NSSA) here

UK Space Agency Education and Skills Team - Category B

Read more about the UK Space Agency Education and Skills Team here

Award Past Recipients

During the International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2022) in Paris the IAF Bureau and General Assembly approved the creation of a new committee devoted to the promotion of Diversity initiatives within our communities. The committee strenghthens the efforts of the Federation in promoting inclusiveness and widens the scope of the previos IAF Excellence in “3G” Diversity Award Sub-Committee.

More detailed information about the IAF IDEA 3G+ Committee will be published shortly.

Former IAF Excellence in “3G” Diversity Award – Sub-Committee Members

Chair:

Deganit PAIKOWSKY

Lecturer, Department of International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel

Vice-Chair:

John M. HORACK

Vice President for Space Systems, Teledyne Brown Engineering

United States

Members:

Victoria ALONSOPEREZ

Founder and CEO, Chipsafer

Singapore

Clay MOWRY

Chief Revenue Officer, Voyager Space Holdings

United States

Elena GRIFONI

Head of DG Cabinet, Europe, European Space Agency (ESA)

Marie-Claude SALOME

Director of Communication, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Gabriella ARRIGO

Director, International Affairs Directorate, Italian Space Agency (ASI)

Italy

Mary SNITCH

Lead, External Engagements, Lockheed Martin Corporation

United States

Akiko SUZUKI

Director, Public Affairs Department, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

More information on IDEA “3G” Platform

For further information about this programme, please contact the IAF Secretariat at:

IAF Excellence in “3G” Diversity Award Ceremonies