2019 SABA-DC Gala Awards - Call for Nominations
SABA-DC's 11th Annual Public Interest Benefit Gala is coming up on October 19, 2019.
For the first time, SABA-DC will be recognizing outstanding members of the South Asian legal community at the gala. We would love your nominations for any of the awards listed below. If you would like to nominate someone (or nominate yourself), please email our Awards Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 25, 2019. Please include a short description of the nominee’s qualifications for the award, the nominee’s bio, and their contact information. Thank you!
· Public Sector Trailblazer Award: Recognizes an individual within the SABA-DC community who has demonstrated sustained excellence in public sector legal work or a specific extraordinary accomplishment in the public sector. Public sector attorneys include those employed by the federal, state, or local governments, colleges and universities, and non-profit organizations.
· Private Sector Trailblazer Award: Recognizes an individual within the SABA-DC community who has demonstrated sustained excellence in private sector legal work or a specific extraordinary accomplishment in the private sector. Private sector attorneys include those employed by for-profit law firms or those working in-house at for-profit corporations.
· Community Leader Award: Recognizes an individual or organization in the greater Washington or DMV area who, regardless of SABA-DC membership, has demonstrated strong support for SABA-DC, its members, and/or the South Asian community through pro bono work or community engagement.
· Rising Star Award: Recognizes a talented individual within the SABA-DC community, who is under the age of 40 or has been practicing for fewer than 10 years, and has achieved prominence and distinction in their respective field while demonstrating a strong commitment to SABA-DC and the South Asian community.