BENEFITS TO ENTERING THE WIE AWARDS 2019:
Fulfill your professional, business and personal potential
Receive the recognition you deserve
Recognise someone else that deserves praise
Attract new network, professional or business opportunities
You can nominate yourself, or someone else for the following awards.
There will be three shortlisted in each category.
Entries close at 6pm, in your time zone, on 7th September 2019.
UNSUNG HERO 2019
The Unsung Hero Award was established to recognize and acknowledge a woman who has made significant contributions above and beyond their position in an organization. The recipient may not have been otherwise recognised for their accomplishments and achievements.
Thank you ACE Education for sponsoring this award!
INSPIRATIONAL WOMAN OF THE YEAR 2019
For a woman who has inspired others, maybe done something out of the ordinary to help others, a role model in the organisation. Maybe she has battled against enormous odds, and yet still continues to contribute to the workplace.
ENLIGHTENED EMPLOYER AWARD 2019
Supporting women in the workplace. For organisations of any size that have shown exceptional commitment to gender equality in the workplace. They will be able to demonstrate a forward-thinking, proactive and creative approach to enabling women to realise their full potential. This could include taking action in areas such as recruitment, employee recognition and professional development, flexible working, helping women returning to the workplace or any other ways of creating a positive and inclusive workplace culture which enables women to excel.
Thank you ESL for sponsoring this award!
THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2019
For a woman who has been ahead of her time in all aspects of professional engagement for some considerable time.
WOMAN BUSINESS OWNER/SENIOR LEADER OF THE YEAR 2019
To qualify for the award nominee must own at least 10% of the business or been working in a full time senior management level position within the organisation at least 12 months in the last 24 months.
BEST CHAMPION OF CHANGE OF THE YEAR 2019
This award is to recognise a man who has demonstrated their ability and commitment to raising the value of diversity and inclusiveness in their work environment. The successful candidate will be able to show how their ability to influence or bring about cultural change in the workplace has given rise to more support for gender diversity and equality.
RISING STAR OF THE YEAR 2019
For the woman under 35 who has shown ambition and determination in the workplace (must be under 35 on 1 November 2018).
BEST NEW BUSINESS/START UP OF THE YEAR 2019
Best New Business/Start Up of the Year which are owned or part owned by a woman (business must be less than 12 months old on 1 November 2018).
MENTOR OF THE YEAR 2019
The Mentor of the Year will be a male, non-conforming gender person or a female who has gone the extra mile as a mentor of women in international education over the past year. The winner will have shown willingness to volunteer their time to supporting one or more new or growing organisations and/or supporting one or more individuals in their chosen career. They will be inspiring and dedicated to diversity and inclusion.
TEACHER/ACADEMIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2019
We are looking for a woman working in education who has gone that extra mile for children, teenagers or students.
CHARITABLE ENDEAVOUR OF THE YEAR 2019
For an individual or organisation who has campaigned to help underprivileged women.