This award recognizes our leaders of tomorrow and the promise of a vibrant and heart-centered future. Nominees in this category are the best and the brightest in the 22-29 year age range who have demonstrated extraordinary and significant accomplishments in the areas of education, business and service to their communities. Qualified young women may nominate themselves or be nominated by another person.

Applicant/nominee eligibility criteria: 
  • Between 22-29 years of age
  • Demonstrated a commitment to “giving back” through active involvement in one or more organizations or initiatives serving those in need
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial initiative and drive (Intrapreneur refers to practicing entrepreneurialism within a corporate context)
  • Demonstrated academic excellence
  • Availability to attend the eWomenNetwork International Conference and Business Expo held August 25-28, 2021.
Submission requirements:
  • Complete the nomination form online.
  • You will email these and other supplemental materials at the time you complete this submission to: Foundation@eWomenNetwork.com.
  • Provide a copy of a current resume.
  • Provide a photo (professional quality headshot required).
    • 300 DPI/Resolution – most web images are 72 DPI at best.
    • Headshot – Remember this is the first place most people will see you. So make it count. The headshot must be at least 2.5” x 3” at 300 DPI.
    • Lighting should be warm and pleasing – not dark or dim or ultra-bright like direct sun.
    • Know what is in the background of the photo because it will show up (plain backgrounds work best).
    • Please do not scan images from things like magazines, newspapers, flyers, brochures and so on.
    • Please do not take a low-resolution or small photo and enlarge it.
Local eWomenNetwork Chapters will identify the top three nominees from their respective areas.  All applications will be screened to confirm all criteria have been met.  The Foundation Advisory Council determines all finalists and the Award winner.

Applications must be submitted no later than April 15, 2021 Finalists will be notified in May of their status. 

*eWomenNetwork contractors, employees, managing directors and their families are not eligible to participate.*
Nominee Information

Please provide the following information about the person you are nominating for the Emerging Leader of the Year Award:

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1. Nominee Information

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2. Nominee Date of Birth:

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3. Does the nominee have a family member working for eWomenNetwork either in the Corporate office, Foundation, or as a contractor?

eWomenNetwork employees, contractors and their family members (spouses, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related, are ineligible for Emerging Leader consideration.

eWomenFoundation will determine eligibility at its sole discretion.

Employment/Business History

Please provide information about the nominee’s employment and/or business history.

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4. If the nominee is a business owner, please complete the following information on their business:

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5. Nominee Business website URL (if applicable):

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6. Nominee Business Description: Describe briefly the business enterprise, its mission and target market.

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7. If the nominee is currently serving as a professional under the employ of another, please complete the following information:

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8. Nominee Business Job Title and Key Responsibilities:

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9. Nominee highest level of education attained to date:

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10. Nominee College/University attended:

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11. Nominee Graduation Year:

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12. Nominee GPA:

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13. Nominee Concentration/Major:

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14. Nominee Academic Organization Affiliates:

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15. Nominee Professional Affiliations:

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16. Nominee Philanthropic/Volunteer Activities:

Please describe the nominee's philanthropic and/or volunteer activities that you believe qualify her to be the Emerging Leader of the Year. Indicate clearly the organizations and/or initiatives to which she has made her most significant contributions.

Please provide additional information about the nominee.  You may use as much space as you would like to respond to these questions.

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17. Please describe the nominee's most outstanding academic achievement(s):

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18. List any special awards/recognition:

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19. Describe the nominee's entrepreneurial/intrapreneurial pursuits and why you believe these qualify her for the Emerging Leader of the Year:

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20. What impact is she making through her philanthropic endeavors? What makes her stand out in her community as a result of her efforts?

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21. In what ways do you believe the Emerging Leader Award will contribute to the continued professional success and philanthropic commitment of the nominee?

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22. What else do you want to mention for the inclusion in the review committee's consideration of this nominee for the Emerging Leader Award?

Nominator Information

If you are nominating someone other than yourself, please provide the following information about you.

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23. Nominator Information:

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24. Nominator's relationship to nominee:

Please do not forget to email the required documents (resume, 3 letters of recommendation, headshot) to:  Foundation@eWomenNetwork.com.

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