The Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Young Professional of the Year Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and CWCC Company of the Year Awards for small, medium and large businesses until July 15. Nominations are open to the public. Honorees will receive the awards during the CWCC Annual Awards Luncheon in October.
About Young Professionals Award
The Young Professional Award recognizes the efforts of an outstanding young professional woman who demonstrates significant accomplishments in her career and has contributed to the business community. This emerging leader pursues excellence and possesses leadership skills, creativity, and demonstrates role model qualities. Additionally, she works to improve the quality of life of others through community service. To be eligible, a candidate must be a professional woman working in Colorado and must be 39 years of age or younger. Click here for nomination form.
About Lifetime Achievement Award
To be eligible, the nominee must be a member of the community for a minimum of five years. The nominee must also demonstrate significant leadership skills and has made an impact on women in her community. Additionally, the nominee must have contributed a body of work that has made an effective change in a specific segment of her community including: environmental, community, business, and social. Click here for nomination form.
About CWCC Company of the Year Awards
The CWCC Company of the Year Awards honor companies that create a workplace culture supporting the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment for their female employees. The companies encouraging them to excel in the company, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and forge paths of leadership for other women to follow. The award recipients must meet each of the following criteria:
- Size Criteria: Large Business: 500+ employees / Medium Business: 51-499 employees / Small Business: 50 employees or less
- Assist women in reaching their full leadership potential, through training, promotion, or programs specifically directed to support women employees
- Contract with women owned business for supplies and services