Nominations are now open to recognize local women who have made a strong impact by promoting equality, providing opportunities for women in the community and breaking barriers in their field through the Women of Influence Awards

The Women of Influence Awards were created to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) in Grande Prairie and celebrate women’s achievements and promote equal opportunity for all.

Awards are available in the following categories:

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

Nomination packages are available at cityofgp.com/womenofinfluence and must be submitted by Monday, February 15, 2021.

The awards are open to women of all backgrounds, experiences and industries.

An award reception takes place virtually on March 5, 2021 from 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. featuring an awards ceremony and guest speaker.

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 IWD 2021 theme is #ChooseToChallenge. It is a call-to-action to challenge and call out gender bias, discrimination and stereotyping and seek out and celebrate women’s achievements.