Leadership in Diversity in Science-Led Industry Award

Established 2024

The Leadership in Diversity in Science-Led Industry Award recognises an initiative, led by an individual or a team, which has resulted in a significant impact to encourage a more equal, diverse and inclusive workforce in science-led industry.

Award Information


Applications will be accepted by self- or third-party nomination.

Nominations will consist of:

  • A completed online nomination form
  • Details of the initiative which has led to increased diversity across science-led industry, and the part which the nominee has played to lead this initiative provided by completion of an electronic application form sent to awards@soci.org.
  • Nominations must be supported by a senior sponsor who will endorse the application

Presentation of Award

Finalists will be invited to send one representative to the SCI Innovation and Sustainability Awards Dinner held at on 15 May 2024.

The winners will receive a framed certificate, and a trophy.

Eligibility Criteria

Any individual or team working in a company of any size which has a primary focus in products/processes requiring chemistry or chemistry-related science, and who has shown leadership in encouraging diversity in science-led industry, resulting in a more equal, diverse and inclusive workforce.


Nominations open 26 March 2024
Nominations close 19 April 2024

Previous recipients

This award is being given for the first time in 2024.

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