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One to Watch Award

This award is presented to an individual in the talent development profession who is early in his or her career (five or less years of experience).

This individual is viewed as a leader by peers and colleagues within and outside his or her organization and has demonstrated professional achievements or successes in the early part of his or her career. These achievements may include leading successful projects, managing teams, demonstrating exceptional leadership capabilities, mentoring others in or outside the organization, or other successes.

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Criteria:

  • Evidence that this individual is viewed as a leader by peers and colleagues within and outside their organization
  • Demonstration of professional achievements or successes in the early part of individual’s talent development career.
  • Achievements may include leading successful projects, managing teams, demonstrating exceptional leadership capabilities, mentoring others in or outside the organization, or other successes.

Eligibility:
Eligible candidates are individuals from within the talent development field. Elected officials are not eligible.

Submission Process:

  • Applications open in October.
  • Submit your entry through our online awards portal.
  • The deadline to apply is December 22, 2022.

Submit questions to:

Erin Strider
[email protected]

Notification:

  • A maximum of two One to Watch winners will be chosen annually.
  • Winner(s) will be notified by March.

The winner(s) will receive the One to Watch Award at the ATD Awards Ceremony held during the ATD International Conference & Exposition, May 21-24, 2023 in San Diego, CA.