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2021 Ones to Watch Awards Nomination Form

ASID recognizes the need to grow diversity and inclusion in the interior design profession. The ASID Ones to Watch program identifies and recognizes rising leaders who demonstrate exceptional leadership potential and a willingness to push the boundaries of the profession.

Up to 20 applicants will be honored as ASID Ones to Watch Award Winners within four unique categories: Design Leadership, Education Leadership, Manufacturing Leadership, and Volunteer Leadership. Emphasis will be placed on nominees whose backgrounds are currently under-represented in management roles in the interior design industry, including women, members of racial and ethnic minority groups, LGBTQ, and persons with disabilities.

From the 20 award winners, the Society will select up to eight ASID Ones to Watch Scholars to participate in an exciting leadership development program. The two-year program teaches Scholars to lead with authenticity through experiential learning, coaching, and mentoring.

 

Applicant Eligibility
  • Active employment in the interior design industry
  • 5 - 15 years of experience in the interior design industry
  • On a path to a senior and/or executive-level position in the interior design industry
  • Applicants for the Design Leadership category must be employed by a firm with at least 25 employees
  • Belong to an under-represented group in industry management roles including women, members of racial and ethnic minority groups, LGBTQ, and persons with disabilities
  • Current employees of Steelcase and their direct competitors are not eligible
  • ASID membership is not required to be apply. If selected as a ASID Ones to Watch Scholars, you must become a member in thirty (30 days)

Do you know a rising star in your firm or network who would be perfect for the OTW Award and Scholars program? Nominate s/he by completing the form below by January 13, 2021.

 

Notes
  • Nominations are open to the public and there is no limit to the number of nominations an individual can submit.
  • Nominee will be informed of your nomination.
  • Employees of Steelcase and their direct competitors are not eligible.

 

Nominee Information