Women in Motorsports North America's Second Year SHEro Award - Engine Builder Magazine

Women in Motorsports North America’s Second Year SHEro Award

The SHEro Award highlights and celebrates an outstanding woman who has demonstrated unique effort and results contributing to advancing motorsports.

Women in Motorsports North America (WIMNA) and Jostens, the official award provider of NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA and numerous motorsports awards, has announced the second year of the unique SHEro Award and recognition program. The SHEro Award provides a means to highlight and celebrate an outstanding woman who has demonstrated unique effort and results contributing to advancing motorsports. The award also provides a means to inspire the next generation of females entering the sport.

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To nominate a SHEro recipient team member, track management, industry professional, etc., complete the application and purchase the SHEro trophy from Jostens at: https://womeninmotorsportsna.com/shero/. The profits from each trophy are donated to WIMNA.

Each person/organization submitting a nomination receives an engraved award to present to their SHEro for $175. All nominations received before October 31, 2024, are automatically entered to win the National WIMNA SHEro Award, which will be presented at the Women with Drive IV Summit driven by Mobil 1 in Indianapolis in December 2024. The national winner of this prestigious award will receive complimentary admission to the summit, including paid flight and hotel expenses, along with the opportunity to speak about their experiences and highlight their efforts for which they are recognized.

SHEro Award
The 2023 SHEro Award winner was presented a beautiful Jostens unique necklace, which was given by Curt Bruns, VP of Jostens Racing Division.

In 2023, 13 women were nominated, with Abigail Hempy, Powertrain Engineer at NASCAR Research & Development Center, winning the national award.

“We enjoy working with Jostens so much on this award and are very excited to see who the nominees will be this year,” said WIMNA Executive Director, Cindy Sisson. “The stories and details of the women nominated are always so intriguing and inspirational.”

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