YWCA invites you to nominate a woman from your company for either a Tribute to Women Award or an Emerging Leader Award. Up to 50 Tribute to Women Honorees and 5 Emerging Leader Honorees will be selected. Complete your Tribute to Women NominationEarly Bird Deadline for nominations: December 8, 2017
Early Bird Nominations save $500 on the Honoree Package, which includes a table of 10 at the Awards Dinner.Final Deadline for nominations: January 19, 2018
The Honoree Package
Companies who's Nominee(s) are confirmed as an Tribute to Women Honoree or Emerging Leader pay for the Honoree Package:
If you are interested in speaking to a company representative from a regularly participating Tribute to Women Award Company to learn more about the nomination process, we can connect you! Please contact Jaime Woods at firstname.lastname@example.org.Selection Process
An esteemed panel of former YWCA Tribute to Women Honorees reviews all nominations and recommends the 2018 Honorees in February 2018. Company and nominee names are not disclosed to the panel for true "blind" judging.The Honorees and their Nominators will be notified of the final selection in mid-February.
The Honorees, along with their employer, will be honored at the awards ceremony and fundraising dinner on April 26, 2018, at the Fairmont San Jose
in downtown San Jose.Financial Commitment
Companies who’s Nominee/s are confirmed as an Honoree pay an Honoree fee ($3,000 for Early Bird or $3,500 after December 8, 2017) which includes a table for 10 at the awards dinner. The Honoree fee recognizes the company’s investment in the YWCA Silicon Valley's mission of empowering women and eliminating racism in alignment with their company’s vision and priority.
Many companies extend their level of investment by becoming an event sponsor
YWCA Tribute to Women Honorees who have been approved are invited to participate in a number of exclusive honoree events and activities in preparation for the Tribute to Women Awards event on April 26, 2018. We want to ensure that all YWCA Tribute to Women Honorees have a meaningful and memorable experience with YWCA Silicon Valley.
To continue our legacy of Honoree inclusion in YWCA's mission and to deliver on remaining one of the premiere awards programs recognizing women in the Silicon Valley, YWCA requests that all Honorees participate in the following activities:February 1, 2018:
Final deadline for Tribute to Women Honorees to complete their applicationFebruary 12 - 16, 2018:
Notification of selection to Nominators and Nominees March 7, 2018:
Tribute to Women Honoree BreakfastMarch 13-15, 2018:
Tribute to Women Honoree Filming & Tour at YWCA Silicon Valley (Individual filming sessions to be scheduled)April 26, 2018:
YWCA Tribute to Women Awards Dinner at Fairmont San Jose