SAE Foundation Accepting Nominations for Its Young Industry Leadership Award

Mar 02, 2011, 09:58 ET from SAE International

DETROIT, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SAE Foundation will honor some of the top young engineers during its annual banquet with the Young Industry Leadership Award. The banquet will be held May 12, 2011, at The Fillmore Detroit.

Established in 2006 and formerly known as the Young Manufacturing Leadership Award, The Young Industry Leadership Award promotes careers in the engineering community by recognizing young men and women, ages 35 and under, who have significant accomplishments and who show potential for significant leadership growth in industry.

These individuals must have:

  • Proven accomplishments in their career;
  • Shown promise and possess leadership ability;
  • Received recognition from their employer or organization; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to the community, professional societies and/or STEM Education (science, technology, engineering and math)

The SAE Foundation is seeking nominations for the award. The deadline for nominations is March 31, 2011.

For more information about the award, or to complete a nomination form, visit

For more information on the 2010 SAE Foundation Banquet, visit For press credentials, e-mail or call 1-724-772-8522.

The SAE Foundation is the charitable arm of SAE International that strives to encourage and increase student participation and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math through many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series. SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development.

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Contact: Shawn Andreassi of SAE International, 1-724-772-8522 or

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