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Dear Nominators!

Thank you so much for your interest in the 2022 Tribute to Women Awards. We are thrilled to join you in celebrating and honoring women leaders in your organization. Below are key dates, nominating criteria, and overview of nomination form questions for each category.


Key dates 

Early Bird Deadline (Honoree Package Fee: $3,500)* for nominations is December 10, 2021

The Final Deadline (Honoree Package Fee: $4,000)* for nominations is January 25, 2022

*Nonprofit/Government Agency Fee reduced to $3,000

The Awards ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, May 12 at the Santa Clara Marriott (contingent upon the most updated CDC and local public health guidelines.) 

 

Category: Tribute to Women Awards

General Nominating Criteria

  • Organization must have a presence in the Bay Area
  • Only one individual per team/division/business unit may be submitted for consideration; up to four women per organization, per year may be chosen
  • Nominator must be the highest-ranking leader of the team, division, business unit, or organization/company
  • A board member or equivalent may nominate a CEO

Tribute Awards Nominee Criteria

  • Nominee works primarily in Bay Area or Nominee work has primary impact in Bay Area
  • Position: Performs in a  leadership role (project, team, department, division, organization)
  • Leadership and Impact: Nominees will be evaluated on their leadership and impact within their organization, industry, as well as their communities

Overview of Questions for Tribute to Women Nomination

  • Name, Title and Email of who is being nominated (nominee).
  • A brief statement on why you are nominating this person for YWCA’s Tribute to Women Awards. Please describe nominee’s impact on the company and feel free to include both workplace success and community success (500 words or less)
  • What differentiates the nominee from others in their field? (350 words or less)
  • Please include anything else you want us to know? For example, any awards/affiliations/volunteer work/other accolades

Category: Emerging Leader

General Nominating Criteria 

  • Organization must have a presence in Bay Area
  • One individual per team/division/business unit may be submitted for consideration; only one Emerging Leader will be chosen per organization
  • Nominator must be the highest-ranking leader of the team, division, business unit or organization/company

Emerging Leader Nominee Criteria 

  • Less than five years in profession (early in career)
  • Nominee works primarily in Bay Area or Nominee work has primary impact in Bay Area
  • Nominee shows leadership capabilities and/or innovation

Overview of Questions for Tribute to Women Nomination

  • Name, Title and Email of who is being nominated (nominee)
  • A brief statement on why you are nominating this person for YWCA’s Tribute to Women Awards. Please describe nominee’s impact on the company and feel free to include both workplace success and community success. (500 words or less)
  • What differentiates the nominee as a potential leader compared to others in their field? (350 words or less)
  • Please include anything else you want us to know? For example, any awards/affiliations/volunteer work/other accolades
  • How many years has the nominee been in the career field?

If you have any questions or would like to explore sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Trish Carter