For the past 18 years the Business Record has recognized women who have made outstanding contributions to the community in a variety of areas with the Women of Influence awards. Nomination criteria is outlined below. Deadline for nominations is May 26. Awards will be presented at a reception on August 10.

Women of Influence 2017 Nominations

To be considered, please submit a resume and cover letter specifically addressing accomplishments that meet the judging criteria. Letters of recommendation, while not required, are also encouraged.

The Women of Influence awards celebrate the work of women who have made a difference. They’ve devoted their lives to doing things most wouldn’t. They’ve spent countless hours on various boards. They’re role models with impeccable ethics. They’ve blazed a trail either personally or professionally for other women to follow. 

When considered for recognition, candidates will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Success in their chosen field 
  • Lasting impact on the community
  • Involvement with civic and/or nonprofit organizations
  • Role model for other women through not only their achievements but also their high ethical standards

Nominations due by noon on May 26

SUBMIT NOMINATION


UNI Woman Business Owner of the Year nominees will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Significant achievement and success through their company
  • Personal and professional reputation showing high ethical standards
  • Investment in time mentoring others
  • Strong business community network connections
  • Education and professional experience
  • History of the company and impact individual has had on the organization

Nominations due by noon on May 26

SUBMIT NOMINATION


Meredith Emerging Business Woman of the Year

This award is designed to recognize an up-and-coming female leader who has not only already achieved career success and recognition within her peer group for her community involvement and is poised to take on an even larger community-wide role in the years to come.
 
The ideal candidate will be a woman who:

  • Is successful in her chosen field
  • Has made significant contributions to the community civic, through nonprofit, and philanthropic involvement
  • Has a personal and professional reputation showing high integrity and ethical standards
  • Continues to advance in her chosen field and/or is moving into further leadership positions in the community

Nominations due by noon on May 26

SUBMIT NOMINATION


 

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