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Woman of the Year Award

Posted on Jan 14, 2021 by in Awards |

The MIDC Woman of the Year Award is a prestigious honor that recognizes extraordinary women who have made a significant impact. Women who have demonstrated professional excellence and consistent leadership as a role model and mentor for other women, whose achievements contribute greatly to community and national advancement. The recipient is selected by the MIDC based on the following criteria:



  • A woman who is a game changer, trailblazer with a track record of breaking down barriers and helping to create opportunities for women.
  • A courageous, fearless, unapologetic woman who exemplifies professionalism and mutual respect for others.
  • A woman in a position of leadership building and unifying communities that empower others to change the world.
  • A woman with a positive impact and deepening awareness on advancing the theory and practice of diversity, equity, and inclusion worldwide.
  • An advocate for national and global change that creates a more equitable society for all
  • A woman who leads the charge promoting and empowering women as leaders, innovators, visionaries, pioneers, and entrepreneurs.
  • A woman who promotes women’s equality and rights for the underrepresented.
  • A woman who understands the importance of speaking and acting in the spirit of collaboration.

Nomination deadline is Febuary 19, 2021

Woman of the Year Award

The deadline for award nominations is 2 months prior to the event or publication date. *Please note that award opportunities are filled on a rolling basis beginning as early as 8 months prior to the event date, so award openings may be filled prior to the nomination deadline.