Nominations Open for Greater Irvine Chamber 2021 Women of Influence Awards Recognizing Women in Eight Categories
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The Greater Irvine Chamber’s 2021 Women of Influence virtual event on Wednesday, March 24 at noon, will recognize an outstanding woman in each of eight categories who have positively impacted their industries and the business community in Orange County. In honor of International Women’s Day, a special Lifetime Achievement Award is included in the lineup, recognizing a woman whose history, contributions, and achievements have had a profound impact, inspiring the next generation of women leaders.
Eligible nominees must lead, serve, or work for an active business or nonprofit located or operating in Orange County, or attend a high school, college, or university in Orange County. Nominations and self-nominations are accepted through Monday, February 22, 5:00 p.m.
Woman of Influence: Entrepreneur
The Entrepreneur award recognizes a woman who founded an organization and has excelled in strategy, operations, and finances. Achievement is not measured by business size but rather overall business success.
Woman of Influence: Innovator
The Innovator award recognizes a woman for innovations she has initiated, developed, or contributed in extraordinary ways to the organization or industry she serves.
Woman of Influence: Executive
The Executive award recognizes a woman who effectively leads all or some part of an organization in exemplary ways.
Woman of Influence: Advocate
The Advocate award recognizes a woman who positively influences government and decision-making bodies to achieve favorable outcomes on behalf of her industry.
Woman of Influence: Authentic Leader
The Authentic Leader award recognizes a woman who has emerged as a leader in her field. She has demonstrated leadership through honest relationships with colleagues, provided and supported mentorship, and facilitated an organizational culture of openness.
Woman of Influence: Game Changer
The Game Changer award recognizes a woman who has developed a concept, idea, or procedure that effects a significant shift in the current manner of doing or thinking about something. Her ideas have had a positive impact on her industry or the community.
Woman of Influence: Rising Star
The Rising Star award recognizes an early-career woman, volunteer, intern, or student who demonstrates the potential to make a significant leadership impact in the future.
International Women’s Day Lifetime Achievement
The International Women’s Day Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a woman whose history, contributions, and achievements have had a profound impact, inspiring the next generation of women leaders.
Women of Influence 2021 will include a live-streamed presentation by a leading executive coach specializing in career advancement for women leaders.
City of Hope is the presenting sponsor for the 2021 Women of Influence virtual event. Register to receive a special gift from City of Hope.
For more information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Jessica Welch.
Category: Business Achievement Awards, Women of Influence, Events, Greater Irvine Chamber