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Nominations Open For “Women of Influence” Awards
Posted Date: 12/14/2017

The City of Grande Prairie is seeking to recognize local women who have made a positive social difference in the community.

The “Women of Influence” Awards are launching in conjunction with International Women’s Day 2018 to celebrate women in Grande Prairie who have demonstrated innovative and inspiring approaches to leadership, volunteerism or community involvement.

“We live in a vibrant and innovative community due in large part to the contributions and achievements of the diverse population of women in Grande Prairie,” says Angela Sutherland, Manager of Community Social Development.

“It’s important to celebrate and honour these women, and recognize how significant diversity is for community development.”

How to Nominate

Three awards are available:

  • Young Woman of Influence
  • Trailblazing Woman of Influence
  • Distinguished Woman of Influence

Nominees must demonstrate unique and influential achievements in making social change in the community.

Full nomination details and nomination packages are available at

Deadline to submit nominations is Friday, January 26, 2018.

Women of Influence Awards

About International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an event recognized world-wide to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and to advocate for the continued advancements of equal rights.

The 2018 IWD theme is “Press for Progress,” a call-to-action for communities to take shared responsibility for promoting equality and diversity.