CROWN POINT | Do you know a professional woman who is a force to be reckoned with? Can you think of a woman who has made great changes in her professional field or her community? What about a woman who just started her career but is already making waves?
The 4th annual Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards is now accepting nominations for their annual awards banquet.
Nominate successful women professionals for the Influential and Up-and-Coming Woman of the Year award by visiting nwiwomen.com. Nominations for Influential Woman of the Year and Up-and-Coming Woman of the Year award categories include:
- Construction/Interior Design
- Economic Development
Self-nominations are accepted.
The award for Empowering Business of the Year is also accepting nominations for companies that demonstrate excellence in supporting women’s success in Indiana.
“Being considered for Influential Women is such a distinction and legitimizes the dedication of the woman in her respective industry,” said Andrea Pearman, Creative Commander of Diversified Marketing Strategies and creator of the Influential Women of NWI Awards. “If you know a woman who truly exemplifies what it means to be a visionary, a trailblazer and a forerunner, utilize our effortless nomination application on NWIwomen.com to show her the recognition she deserves.”
Over the past 3 years, the Influential Women of NWI Awards event has been able to donate over $40,000 to local nonprofits, including: The Caring Place, Gabriel’s Horn, Spring Valley Housing Opportunities, St. Jude House, Haven House, Visiting Nurses Association of Porter County, Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana and Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Gary.
Northwest Indiana 501(c) 3 nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply for funding that will benefit women/girls by visiting www.nwiwomen.com/charities.
Influential Women of Northwest Indiana awards will be held Thursday, May 8, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville. Event tickets can be purchased online at nwiwomen.com or by calling Diversified Marketing Strategies at (219) 226-0300. To nominate an influential woman in your area, visit www.nwiwomen.com