Berkeley is seeking nominees for its annual Outstanding Women of Berkeley honors. Nominations are due by Aug. 31. The full announcement from the city:
NOMINEES SOUGHT FOR ‘2016 OUTSTANDING WOMEN OF BERKELEY’City’s Commission on the Status of Women Seeking Candidates for Annual Honor3 Awards for Individuals, 1 for OrganizationThe Aug. 31 deadline is soon approaching for submitting nominations for the annual Outstanding Women of Berkeley Awards.Sponsored by the City’s 38-year-old Commission on the Status of Women, this year’s awards include three categories for individuals and one for an organization.
- Lifetime Achievement: to honor a woman whose significant contributions and leadership in the community have had a lasting impact on improving the conditions affecting women.
- Trailblazer Award: to honor a woman whose outstanding achievements,commitment and exemplary leadership have paved new paths and created new opportunities for women.
- Young Woman of Achievement & Leadership Award: to honor a woman under the age of 30 who has demonstrated courage, community leadership and a commitment to improving the conditions of women.Individual nominees must live in Berkeley, and organizational nominees must be located in the city. Those submitting the nominations do not need to be from Berkeley and may submit more than one nomination.Nominations can be submitted in two ways:1) Visit http://bit.ly/BerkeleyCOSOWAwards to complete an online nomination form on or
before Wednesday, August 31st, or2) Complete this nomination form, scan and submit electronically to Maritessa Bravo Ares,
Chair at BerkeleyCOSOWAwards@gmail.com on or before Wednesday, August 31,
or mail nomination form to Eric Brennan postmarked by August 31.