NIGP Pathways Learning Program Receives the 2021 Power of A (Association) Gold Award, the highest honor from ASAE, The Center for Association Leadership.
The Power of A Award recognizes the extraordinary contributions associations make to society by enriching lives, creating a competitive workforce, preparing society for the future, driving innovation and making a better world.
ASAE President & CEO Susan Robertson, CAE says, “It’s always so incredibly satisfying to see associations going above and beyond their everyday mission to change the world. We’re very proud to spotlight this award-winning initiative.”
About the Power of A
The long-term goal of The Power of A is to ensure a deeper understanding of what associations do, not just for the industries and professions they represent, but to improve society and our quality of life.
The 2021 Award categories include:
- The Power of Industry/Professional Advancement
- The Power of Community Support and Engagement
- The Power of Global Development
- The Power of Diversity and Inclusion
- The Power of Advocacy
The award program provides several tiers of recognition, culminating in the selection of Summit Award winners each year. Top winners are celebrated at ASAE’s annual Summit Awards held on September 30, 2021.
Innovative Learning, Instant Recognition. NIGP reimagined professional development through competency-based learning to better equip members to meet the challenges of the modern workforce and thrive in this fast paced and technology-driven world. Pathways, integrates professional development and credentialing into one program.
NIGP CEO Rick Grimm explains, “Pathways enables professionals to create their own highly individualized learning experience based on what is critical for their development at different stages of their careers. On behalf of NIGP, we are extremely proud and honored to be recognized for this prestigious award.”
ASAE (The American Society of Association Executives) is a membership organization of more than 47,000 association executives and industry partners representing more than 6,400 organizations. ASAE believes associations have the power to transform society for the better. Their passion is to help association professionals achieve previously unimaginable levels of performance.