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  • Early BIrd Deadline for nominations: 5 pm, December 9, 2016; $3,000 Honoree fee
  • Final Deadline for nominations: 5 pm, January 20, 2017; $3,500 Honoree fee
  • Nominators will be informed about their nominees being selected as Honorees and public announcement of the final Honorees selected will be made at a Reception for Nominators and Honorees.
  • The Honorees, along with their employer, will be honored at the awards ceremony and fundraising dinner on May 11, 2017, at the San Jose Fairmont Hotel in downtown San Jose

The YWCA Silicon Valley Tribute to Women Awards

Since 1984, the YWCA Silicon Valley Tribute to Women Awards has honored women in executive level positions and the companies who employ them. The event showcases upto 50 women in Silicon Valley who exemplify and reflect the innovation, creativity and excellence that the Silicon Valley is are known for. A maximum of FOUR Honorees may be selected per company AND each must be from a different business unit or division.

The Emerging Leader Awards

The Emerging leader Award is for women who have the "POTENTIAL" to meet the qualifications of the Tribute to Women Awards. The intent of this award is to recongnize and encourage women who are within the first 5 years of their current careers but who show strong evidence of leadership and executive potential. The program showcases a maximum of 5 women who best meet the outlined criteria. Limited to ONE Emerging Leader Honoree per company.

About YWCA Silicon Valley

The mission of the YWCA Silicon Valley is to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. We continue to provide a broad range of services that transform the lives of our diverse community. Our incredible strength lies with the many staff, volunteers, donors, community members and business leaders who share our vision and passion.