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The SEMI Foundation Excellence in Achievement Award recognizes and celebrates individuals who have made significant contributions to the global microelectronics industry and to society in the area of workforce development and diversity, equity and inclusion. The Award honors individuals who show outstanding leadership in the industry and in their community, and individuals who successfully promote creative ways to improve workforce development, the industry's diversity and build lasting value in the industry and their community.

Nominees in this annual award will include industry members who are beacons of knowledge, leaders of organizations and initiatives, hidden heroes and innovators. They are volunteers, protectors, intellectual disruptors and activists. ​The Award acknowledges the role of diversity, equity and inclusion towards greater creativity, innovation and success.

The Award is supported by EMD Electronics and scheduled for presentation on July 2023 on the keynote stage at SEMICON West in San Francisco.

Who will you nominate?

Do you know someone who is been a leader in workforce development or diversity, equity and inclusion? Has this person shown leadership through Innovating, Volunteering, Mentoring, Sponsoring, Leading through Values, or Technology? We invite you to submit a nomination for future consideration. Nominations for 2023 are now open!

Ann Kelleher, PhD

2022 Honoree
Ann Kelleher, PhD
Executive Vice President and General Manager of Technology Development
Intel Corporation

Jennifer Braggin

2021 Honoree
Jennifer Braggin
Director of Technical Training
Entegris

Amy Leong FormFactor

Q1 2020 Honoree
Amy Leong
Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President Mergers and Acquisitions
FormFactor

Debbie Gustafson Photo

Q4 2019 Honoree
Debbie Gustafson
Chief Executive Officer
Energetiq Technology

Elizabeth Lee XFAB

Q2 2019 Honoree
Elizabeth Lee, X-Fab

Katie Maloney Edwards

Q1 2018 Honoree
Katie Maloney, Edwards Vacuum

Ellie-Yieh

Q4 2018 Honoree
Ellie Yieh, Applied Materials

Jessica Gomez

Q3 2018 Honoree
Jessica Gomez, Rogue Valley Microdevices

Jennifer Braggin

2021 Honoree
Jennifer Braggin
Director of Technical Training
Entegris

Amy Leong FormFactor

Q1 2020 Honoree
Amy Leong
Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President Mergers and Acquisitions
FormFactor

Debbie Gustafson Photo

Q4 2019 Honoree
Debbie Gustafson
Chief Executive Officer
Energetiq Technology

Elizabeth Lee XFAB

Q2 2019 Honoree
Elizabeth Lee, X-Fab

Katie Maloney Edwards

Q1 2018 Honoree
Katie Maloney, Edwards Vacuum

Ellie-Yieh

Q4 2018 Honoree
Ellie Yieh, Applied Materials

Jessica Gomez

Q3 2018 Honoree
Jessica Gomez, Rogue Valley Microdevices

Supporting sponsor

The Electronics business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as EMD Electronics in the U.S. and Canada.

EMD