ASAE has announced the six winners of the 2018 Power of A Summit Awards, our annual recognition of associations and their programs that make the most exemplary commitments to creating a stronger America and world and are positive influences in the daily lives of society at large.

This year’s winners are:

The Actuarial Foundation
Program: Math Motivators Tutoring Program

American Counseling Association
Program: Competencies for LGBTQ-Affirmative Counseling

American Diabetes Association, JDRF, Insulin for Life, Endocrine Society, T1D Exchange, Research!America, American Association of Diabetes Educators, and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
Program: Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition Response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Program: ASHA’s Country Capacity Building Initiative with PAHO/WHO

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Program: IFT Documentary Film: Food Evolution

NRF Foundation (National Retail Federation)
Program: RISE Up (Retail Industry Skills & Education)

This year, we were pleased to receive a tremendous number of Power of A Award entries, with a total of 50 programs receiving gold and silver honors.

ASAE’s Power of A Awards highlight the association community’s valuable contributions to society on the local, national and global level. They honor the outstanding accomplishments of associations and industry professionals in the areas of strengthening lives, forging a more trained and highly competitive workforce, enhancing the economy, driving innovation and making a better world.

The winners will be formally recognized at the 19th Annual Summit Awards Dinner on October 3 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. Please join us.

Thank you to all who entered, and congratulations to all the winners.  For more information, please contact Mary Kate Cunningham at