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Women of the Year 2021

Nominations are open!
Nominations close on March 15, 2021.

The K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year recognizes and pays tribute to outstanding women-identifying persons in the community in the following categories: Arts & Culture; Community Service; Entrepreneur; Health & Wellness; Lifetime Achievement; Professional; Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math (STEAM); and Young Adult.

Residents of the Region are encouraged to nominate their choice for Women of the Year and enjoy this evening with these distinguished women-identifying persons. Nominees can be someone who is involved in the community, an inspiration to others, a motivational person, someone who embraces change or demonstrates initiative, someone who recognizes and confirms success in others, or someone who touches people’s lives in a more quiet and compassionate way.

Be sure to attend this year’s virtual award ceremony!

Award Categories

Arts & Culture

For enriching the culture of our community through creation or promotion of the arts on a volunteer or professional basis.

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Community Service

For generously volunteering her time to programs and services that make our community a better place.

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For initiating and/or administering an enterprise or business.

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Health & Wellness

For promoting and helping others achieve and promote mental, physical or spiritual well-being in her career or community involvement.

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KW Chamber of Commerce logo

Lifetime Achievement

For over 25 years, has been a role model, mentor and/or advocate for positive social change.

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For dedicating herself to the pursuit of excellence in her chosen career.

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For outstanding advancement to the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math.

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Young Adult (14 to 23)

For leading by example and being a role model to her peers.

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