Nominate a Young Woman for the Academy of Women

Please utilize this form to nominate a young woman (age 30 and under) for the YWCA Academy of Women Rising Young Woman awards.  Please use the designated forms for the adult Women nominees and the Business Award. 
 
Criteria:
  •  Please note nominations are invited from organizations, institutions, businesses, professionals, civic groups, and
    individuals.
  • Nominations by family members are discouraged.
  • YWCA Board Members, Committee Members, Staff and past Women of Achievement Recipients are not eligible for this award.
  • Past WOA nominees are eligible to be nominated again.   
  • Nominees must reside in the YWCA of Central Virginia's service area which includes the City of Lynchburg and the Counties of Appomattox, Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Nelson and Pittsylvania Counties. 
  • The nominee must show great achievement and leadership skills.
  • She should generate high impact in Central Virginia due to her efforts.  She shows passion for a cause through her activities.  Nominee excels professional or in her academic pursuits, is highly respected and is a role model for others.
  • She exemplifies the YWCA's mission to eliminate racism and empower women in her professional/academic life, as well as her personal life. 

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* 1. Please select the category you wish to nominate an outstanding woman for:

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* 2. Nominee's Title

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* 3. Nominee's Full Name

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* 4. Nominee's Contact Information

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* 5. The Rising Phenomenal Woman Award is for a young woman age 30 or younger.  Please provide your nominees birthday for certification of her age.

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* 6. Person/Group/Organization Submitting Nomination's Information

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* 7. Explain the nominee's background/history of academic achievement and leadership skills as a young leader.

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* 8. Explain the impact of the nominee’s accomplishments on the community and/or school (include success stories, recognition, and awards).

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* 9. If the nominee is still in school, please list any current academic achievements.

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* 10. Describe how the nominee has shown commitment to or support of the YWCA's mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.

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