The Gold Medal
The Gold Medal: Established: 1941
Designed by: Lucille Sinclair Douglass, sculptor
Represents: Winged Victory standing upon the arc of the world.
The Society's highest honor is awarded to a member whose original, innovative, or pioneering contributions are of major significance in understanding the world's cultures and environment.
2017 Gold Medal Recipient
For her achievement in high-altitude archaeology, most notably for discovering three preserved Incan mummies in the Andes mountains.
Outstanding Achievement Award
Design: Personalized certificate with the SWG seal.
This honor is awarded to a member who has made an outstanding contribution or service of lasting benefit to Science, the Arts, or Humanity.
2017 Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient
For long-time contribution to mathematical ecology.