July 27, 2010
Contact: Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR
email@example.com or 619-997-2495 / @PRProSanDiego
Call for Nominations Now Open for “Women Changing the World” Award
(San Diego) - Nominations for the 2010 “Women Changing the World” Award are now open. Entering its second year, this program recognizes San Diego area women leaders who have made significant contributions encouraging, supporting, and empowering women and families in their organizations and communities.
The “Women Changing the World” Award is sponsored by the Speak for Success Women’s Leadership Institute, an extraordinary program that provides an enriching empowerment and leadership program to women overcoming serious adversities including domestic violence, homelessness, addiction, and mental illness. Graduates of the Women’s Leadership Institute go on to become inspirational leaders in the community, helping others as they help themselves succeed.
This year's winners will represent some of the finest examples of leadership, inspiration and community service. The Call for Nominations plays an integral role in that process. We encourage your participation, and invite you to join us in celebrating the contributions made by these extraordinary women who are your colleagues, peers, mentors, friends and family. Nominations across the diverse sectors and industries of San Diego are welcome. Examples include but are not limited to community, government, business, nonprofit services, science, medicine, law, arts, media, academia, philanthropy, family, and so on.
Previous recipients including Karny Stefan, CEO, Walden Family Services; Mary Marcdante, author and motivational speaker; Dr. Carolle Jean Murat, physician and medical director of the Wellness and Retreat Center, San Diego; Helice Bridges, Founder & President of Difference Makers International; and Gael Strack, JD, Co-Founder and CEO, National Family Justice Center Alliance.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS Friday, August 27. Nominations may be submitted as an attachment via email or completed online. No exceptions to the deadline, please.
The Selection Committee is looking for nominees who meet the following criteria:
- Is available to attend the September 25, 2010 awards event from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. in person to receive her recognition.
- Has achieved personal and career goals.
- Has overcome adversity in her life.
- Is an inspiring role model.
- Is a leader in the community and/or her organization.
- Empowers other women to reach their full potential.
- Gives back to the community in a significant way.
For 2010 Women Changing the World Sponsor Information, click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information is available at 760-726-5272, www.SpeakForSuccessWomenLeaders.org, or email@example.com