2024 Annual Celebration

The SAE Foundation Annual Celebration brings together students, teachers, volunteers, and donors to recognize and pay tribute to the career accomplishments and generous spirit of the industry professionals who inspire the next generation of innovators.

This past year, we honored Toshihiro Mibe, President and CEO, Honda Motor Company, with the SAE Foundation Industry Leadership Award.

Annual Celebration 2024

We paid tribute to the industry leaders whose remarkable contributions and leadership profoundly impact the mobility industry, SAE International, and the world. We honor those inspiring students by serving as mentors, providing crucial financial support, and creating new opportunities for tomorrow’s STEM-fluent workforce.

Donald W. Ableson Award for Visionary Leadership
Dan Nicolson

Young Industry Leadership Award
Liz Mathew

Young Industry Leadership Award
Dr. Mike Bunce

Gordon Millar Award

For more information about the event or sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at +1-724-772-8508 or foundation@sae.org.