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Woman of the Year Awards 2018

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Each year the Baltimore County Commission for Women accepts nominations for its annual "Woman of the Year," "Young Woman of the Year" and "Women Making a Difference" awards. This is our 36th year honoring women for their outstanding contributions to the community.

Criteria 

The award honors female residents of Baltimore County who:

  • Have made significant, unique and lasting contributions within the community, workplace or school to champion the interests and needs of women and families
  • Serve as role models of inspiration and achievement for other women
  • Enhance the lives of the citizens of Baltimore County

Eligibility

  • Nominees must reside in Baltimore County for a minimum of three years.
  • Previous winners and elected officials are not eligible to be nominated.

Young Woman of the Year

Nominees for "Young Woman of the Year" must be a high school senior attending a Baltimore County school who:

  • Is a proven leader
  • Has made an extraordinary impact on her school or community through volunteering

Woman Making a Difference

One woman—including college students—among the nominees who have made a powerful impact on the community through volunteer efforts will be recognized as "Women Making a Difference."

Submitting Nominations

Please complete the 2018 online nomination form or PDF nomination form below—describing the nominee's qualifications and your reasons for making the nomination. You must also include such items as resumes, curriculum vitae, letters of commendation, newspaper articles and list of activities or more. Please limit this material to eight pages including the nomination form, at the time of submission.

  • Electronic submissions are encouraged.
  • Deadline is Friday, January 12, 2018 at 4 p.m. for completed nominations (submitted or postmarked).

Nomination Form

Baltimore County Commission for Women Awards Committee
400 Washington Avenue
Mezzanine Level, Historic Courthouse
Towson, Maryland 21204
Fax: 410-337-2450   

Information or Questions

Direct any questions to the Commission's office or contact Nancy Surosky at women@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-2450.

  • Honorees will notified after Monday, January 23.
  • Presentation will be held in March 2018.

Online Form

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References (Authors of the Letters of Recommendation) Provide no more than two letters of recommendation for this nomination from individuals who are knowledgeable of the nominee's achievements and character, and are from the community she serves.
 
Please limit text to the equivalent of one (1) type written page, no more than 500 words.
Upload Files and Documents. Please provide no more than two letters of recommendation for this nomination from individuals who are knowledgeable of the nominee's achievements and character, and are from the community she serves. Include a profile of your nominee which best describes her qualification or field of endeavors, letters of commendation, articles and other materials supporting the nomination (not to exceed eight pages).
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