Work-Life Rising Star Honoree

Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP), an entity of WorldatWork that defines and recognizes innovation, best practices and work-life thought leadership, recently announced the recipient of the AWLP Work-Life Rising Star Recognition Award. Now in its fourth year, the AWLP Work-Life Rising Star recognizes stellar professionals who exhibit a combination of professional and personal attributes that demonstrate emerging leadership and growing contributions to the work-life community. The recipient will be acknowledged publicly at an awards ceremony during the WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition to be held in Grapevine, Texas, on May 18.

This year, one professional has been selected as an AWLP Work-Life Rising Star:

Maggie Stimming, M.A., CWPM (Certified Wellness Program Manager) is a Sr. Work/Life Consultant in Human Resources Administration at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Stimming has dedicated the past 14 years to Human Resources Administration. In 2003, she became the first person to fill the work-life position at IUPUI. Stimming manages IUPUI’s work-life programs with a focus on inclusiveness; creativity; high-quality, practical information and programming; and collaboration with partners.

“We are proud to honor Maggie Stimming as an AWLP Work-Life Rising Star,” said Kathie Lingle, executive director of AWLP. “Maggie is a stellar, up-and-coming professional who embodies passion for change, for work and for life.”

As this year’s Work-Life Rising Star, Stimming will be joining a growing cadre of peers who are evolving into the next generation of work-life leadership. She will have the opportunity to enhance her career in work-life through exposure to leaders in total rewards strategy as well as a variety of activities for professional development. She will also be involved in the selection and mentoring of subsequent years’ Rising Stars.

To learn more about how to nominate someone for next year’s Work-Life Rising Star Recognition Award, visit

About Alliance for Work-Life Progress®
Alliance for Work-Life Progress ( is dedicated to advancing work-life as a business strategy integrating work, family and community. An entity of WorldatWork, AWLP defines and recognizes innovation and best practices, facilitates dialogue among various sectors and promotes work-life thought leadership.

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