The Sabin Rising Star Award honors an early-career professional who has demonstrated a commitment to the field of immunization and who exemplifies the Sabin Vaccine Institute’s mission to make vaccines more accessible, enable innovation and expand immunization across the globe. We seek nominations that reflect the diversity of global health work, unrestricted by gender, location or field of work.

Nomination Criteria

The Sabin Rising Star Award honors an early-career professional who has demonstrated a commitment to the field of immunization. It is awarded based on the following criteria:

  • The Nominee’s work exemplifies the Sabin Vaccine Institute’s mission to make vaccines more accessible, enable innovation and expand immunization across the globe
  • The Nominee is working to materially improve access to vaccines, impact vaccine research and development or enable innovation to expand immunization
  • The Nominee should be a scientist, researcher or public health leader
     

Selection Committee

Nominations are submitted in strict confidence and reviewed by a selection committee comprised of Sabin executive management and Board of Trustees.

Nominations are now closed. We thank everyone who submitted nominations for the 2020 Rising Star Award.

The 2020 Rising Star Award will be presented at the Gold Medal Ceremony on March 25, 2020, in Washington, D.C.