WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress Rising Star
WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) identifies stellar, up-and-coming professionals who embody passion for change, for work and for life as a Work-Life Rising Star. The Work-Life Rising Star encourages professionals to remain engaged in the work-life profession and ultimately advance work-life effectiveness.
Recipients are innovative, high-potential career starters who exhibit a combination of professional and personal attributes that demonstrate emerging leadership and growing contributions to the work-life community.
The Selection Committee is composed of work-life leaders and representatives from several major work-life institutions. No single accomplishment automatically qualifies a candidate for recognition. A pattern of high achievement and future potential is desired.
2015 Rising Star
Audrey Adelson, Emory University
Audrey Adelson manages work-life programs at Emory University in Atlanta where she is responsible for the strategic planning, development and implementation of programs and the evaluation of program effectiveness at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. In her more than six years at Emory, she has developed some of the most notable work-life programs such as The Emory Child Care Network, The Emory Employee-Student Job Network, Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo and The Emory Caregiver Support Program. In 2014, Adelson received the Award of Distinction from Emory President James Wagner. She is also the founder of the Metro Atlanta Work-Life Network, a local think-tank and networking group. Adelson received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Florida State University and is an active member of WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress and the College and University Work/Life/Family Association.
Past Rising Star Recipients