The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has recognized Environment & Health Senior Consultant Ashley Kreuder for her impact on the Society as well as the engineering community with the WE Local 2020 New ELiTE (Emerging Leader in Technology & Engineering) Award. Ashley accepted the award during an awards ceremony at the WE Local Salt Lake City conference on February 7-8.
The WE Local 2020 New ELiTE Award recognizes Ashley for her demonstrated outstanding technical performance, as well as leadership in SWE and the community during the first 10 years of her career.
"I couldn't be more honored to have been selected for this award,” Ashley said. “I encourage all of my women in engineering colleagues to learn more about the SWE and to become engaged in this supportive professional community."
The award also recognizes Ashley’s continuing dedication to SWE’s mission – empowering women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion.
Ashley is a professional sustainability consultant with expertise in environmental analysis and metrics and data management for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and corporate sustainability. She is a Life Cycle Certified Professional (LCACP) from the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA).
With a passion for outreach and leadership development, Ashley is active in the SWE—Rocky Mountain Section, currently serving as the chapter’s Vice President and the Chair of Girls Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (GESTEM). Her dedication to the environment is demonstrated through her work with local community sustainability initiatives and at home, brewing, composting and spending much time outdoors.