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This is the online Women of Distinction nomination form. Please fill out all the required fields.

 

Nomination Requirements

1. One complete copy of the nomination package is required, and must be submitted by the deadline (January 18, 2018) in order to be eligible
2. Women can be nominated in only one category
3. Nomination packages for individuals ONLY. Group nominations (including partnerships) are not eligible.
4. A woman can be re-nominated in any future year but may only receive a Woman of Distinction award once. Should the nominator wish to use a past nomination, a request may be made to YWCA Cambridge to do so.
5. Generally, a single recipient is awarded in each category and the Selection Committee reserves the right to withhold an award in any category.
6. Nominees MUST live and/or work in Cambridge and North Dumfries but may have made their contributions to women and girls within or beyond these borders

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Selection Process

1. Completed Packages must be received by email, fax or by email by January 18, 2018. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.
2. All nominations will be reviewed by the Women of Distinction Selection Committee, who will choose the award recipient in each category BASED ON THE SUBMITTED INFORMATION ONLY. Be thorough and factual.
3. All nomination packages will be treated in confidence.
4. The Committee reserves the right to change the chosen category if they judge, based on the materials provided, a nominee is better suited for another category.
5. All nomination packages will be treated in confidence.

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Nominator Information

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Address*
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Nominee Information

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Date of Birth (for Young Women of Distinction only)
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Category Selection (CHECK ONE ONLY)

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Official Nomination: PLEASE COMPLETE ALL QUESTIONS

Question One

List three or more examples of your nominee’s unique outstanding achievements. Be specific and concise and use bullet form.
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Question Two

List three or more examples of how your nominee has demonstrated vision, creativity and initiative for the chosen category. Be specific and concise and use bullet form.

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Question Three

List three or more examples of how your nominee is committed to improving the lives of women and girls as a leader, a rolemodel, an advocate and/or mentor. Be specific and concise and use bullet form.

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Question Four

From your heart, why do you think your nominee should receive this award? From a personal perspective, why are you nominating this person?

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Question Five

Provide a paragraph that serves as a summary of your nominee and highlights her achievements and activities in relation to the selected award category. This summary will also be used in the event program.

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Supporting Documentation

In order for this nomination to be considered complete, you must include UP TO THREE letters of reference, newspaper articles AND a resume or bio of the nominee. Accepted file types include JPEG, PDF or word documents (.doc or docx).

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If you have your documents ready now, you can upload your documents using the following fields (one document per upload box).

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Final Checklist

In order for this package to be considered eligible, please ensure you have fulfilled all the following requirements:
* Nominee and Nominator's Information
* All questions in Official Nomination section complete
* MAXIMUM of three letters of support attached to this form
* Bio or resume submitted attached to this form

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