Women of Influence Award Reception and Luncheon

The “Women of Influence” Awards are brought to you by the City of Grande Prairie’s Community Social Development department, Community Foundations of Northwest Alberta, PACE, Odyssey House and Curry’s Jewellers.

About the "Women of Influence" Awards

The City of Grande Prairie is seeking to recognize local women who have made a positive social difference in the community. The “Women of Influence” Awards are launching in conjunction with International Women’s Day 2018 to celebrate women in Grande Prairie who have demonstrated innovative and inspiring approaches to leadership, volunteerism or community involvement.

Award Categories

Three nomination categories are available:

  • Young Woman of Influence (under 30 years old)
  • Trailblazing Woman of Influence (30-49 years old)
  • Distinguished Woman of Influence (50+ years old)

Nominate a Woman Today

Download our Nomination Guide for full details and a form to nominate a woman today.

What are the “Women of Influence” Awards?

Grande Prairie is a vibrant, innovational, resilient community due in large part to the strength and diversity of the women who call it home. The Women of Influence Awards are designed to recognize and commemorate these women. We are looking to honour women who have demonstrated inclusive, innovative and inspiring approaches to leadership, volunteerism or community involvement that has made a positive social change in Grande Prairie.

The Women of Influence Awards are taking place as part of International Women’s Day  2018. This year’s theme is “Press for Progress,” a call-to-action for communities to take shared responsibility for promoting equality and diversity.

Who can be nominated?

Eligible nominees must:

  • Live or work within the Grande Prairie region
  • Be 18 years of age or older at the date of nomination, with the exception of nominees in the Young Woman of Influence category
  • Consent to the nomination and publication of their name, photo and information
  • Be willing to provide a 1-3 minute speech at the reception

Who can nominate?

Nominations can be received by anyone including friends, family and coworkers, etc. However, nominees cannot nominate themselves.

Where do I purchase tickets for the awards reception and luncheon?

Tickets for the Awards Reception and Luncheon can be purchased for $30 at the Community Social Development office (10030 102 Avenue). Award recipients will be notified on February 9, 2018 and receive two complimentary tickets.

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