Eye Health Heroes 2019

The Eye Health Heroes 2019 event recognises and celebrates young and upcoming frontline staff or volunteers within the eye health sector. The Eye Health Heroes event will take place during the Council between 7-8th October 2019. Their work in the field and engagement with the community makes a real difference in restoring sight.

In addition to celebrating their work, we are working on creating opportunities for all nominees to meet with and learn from leaders in the eye health sector and form part of an ever-growing community of Eye Health Heroes.

Nominated by IAPB member organisations from within their ranks, or from their partner organisations, the nominated Heroes are felicitated at the IAPB Council of Members annually.

Criteria for Eye Health Heroes

Your Eye Health Hero should be a person working for your organisation or a partnering organisation and should meet the criteria below:

  1. Eye Health Heroes should be under the age of 35 at the point of nomination
  2. Eye Health Heroes should be someone who is recognised by others as having the potential to become a future leader in the eye health sector
  3. Eye Health Heroes is an opportunity to celebrate someone’s energy and the potential they display

Criteria for Nominating Organisations

To nominate an Eye Health Hero your organisation must agree to the following:

  1. Your organisation must be an IAPB member
  2. Your organisation can only nominate one Eye Health Hero
  3. Your organisation must nominate their EHH by 23rd August 2019 otherwise we cannot accept the nomination
  4. Your organisation are responsible for ensuring your Eye Health Hero is able to attend the event –this may include financial support
  5. Please note the applicant criteria –this must be adhered to or your nomination will not be considered

Nominate your Eye Health Hero

  • Please note that the deadline for nominating an Eye Health Hero is Friday 23rd August 2019.
    Tick the box to confirm that the nominating organisation is committed to support its Eye Health Hero's attendance to 2019 CoM. Inability to attend may preclude participation to the initiative.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
    The nominee must be less than 35 years old.
  • In no more than 400 words tell us about your Eye Health Hero’s qualities, how they have become a rising star within your organisation, her/his work and how she/he is making a difference for universal eye care.
  • Submit a quote from the Eye Health Hero telling us in less than 100 words: what do you love about your role?
  • Please upload high resolution photographs. Maximum file size allowed: 40MB. Should you face any issue uploading the form, please send the photos by email to communications@iapb.org
  • Please upload high resolution photographs. Maximum file size allowed: 40MB. Should you face any issue uploading the form, please send the photos by email to communications@iapb.org
  • Privacy

  • We will be using your name, email and other details provided to record your nomination for the Eye Health Heroes 2019. You will be receiving emails from us on updates about the Eye Health Heroes. Please do visit our privacy policy page for more information on how we store your data.
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Upcoming events

7oct - 8All DayCouncil of Members 2019