Women of Essence Global Awards
To honour and esteem women who are trailblazers, leaders and change makers in their professions and /or their communities.
- Nominations for the 2023 Women of Essence Global Awards are now being accepted. All nominations must be submitted by August, 2022
- Nomination Committee Review of Nominees: September
- Nominees Notification: First Week of October
- Award Recipient Announcement: Month of November
– Nomination is based solely on the nominee’s CV and supporting documentation, and NOT on the number of nominations we receive.
– Only complete nominations will be considered
Nominees must: Satisfy each of the nomination criteria / description for their award category
Consent to the nomination and also to the publication of name, photo and bio that will be featured on our website and in the annual magazine
Be available to attend the GMEAN’s Award Ceremony (exceptions will be made, dependent upon certain circumstances)
The Nomination Committee consists of members (male or female) of the community who are professionals in one or more of the awards categories; past recipients may also serve on the Committee. The Nomination Committee serves for two (2) years and must remain objective in its selection of award recipients.
If you think you would like to be a part of our Nomination Committee, please submit your application by clicking below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who can I nominate for an award?
A: You can nominate a co-worker, a friend, a relative, a boss, an acquaintance, or yourself. As long as the individual fits the criteria outlined in one of the categories
Q: How do I nominate someone for an award?
A: Complete the online nomination form here and submit it.
Q: Are there limitations on the number of categories for an award?
A: No, each nomination is reviewed based on information provided
Q: Can I nominate myself for an award
A: Absolutely! We encourage you to do so.
Q: If I nominate an individual, will she know?
A: If the nominee asks, we will disclose who nominated her.
Q: Will nominations be allowed after the Nomination Deadline?
A: You MUST contact our office, as this will be judged on a case by case basis. We however, encourage you to submit your nominations by the deadline to avoid disappointment.
Q: Are winners based on the number of nominations received?
A: NO! The Nomination Committee is entrusted to choose winners based on their CV, supporting documentation and in relation to guidelines outlined by the GMEAN