Nominations now are being accepted for the 28th annual In the Company of Women Awards Ceremony, presented by Macy’s, scheduled for Mar. 3, 2016, at the Coral Gables Country Club, in honor of Women’s History Month.
Hosted by the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, in partnership with the Miami-Dade County Commission for Women and Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, In the Company of Women recognizes women who have shown professional development, community responsibility, contribution to women’s progress, leadership and vision, and promotion of pluralism, in the following 12 categories:
Outstanding Woman in Arts and Entertainment;
Outstanding Woman in Business and Economics;Outstanding Woman in Communications and Literature;
Outstanding Woman in Education and Research;
Outstanding Woman in Government and Law — Elected; Outstanding Woman in Government and Law — Non-elected;
Outstanding Woman in Health and Human Services;
Outstanding Woman in Science and Technology;
Outstanding Woman in Sports and Athletics;
Community Spirit Award;
Mayor’s Pioneer Award, and
To nominate an outstanding woman, visit online at www.miamidade.gov/parks/company-of-women.asp. Nominations can be done online digitally or download a hard copy nomination form and mail back with accompanying materials to: Laura Morilla, Executive Director, Miami-Dade County Commission for Women, 111 NW First Street, Suite 1034, Miami, FL 33128. Nomination packages must be postmarked by Friday, Oct. 16, 2015.
Past recipients of the In the Company of Women award are not eligible for nomination. Nominations that fail to meet the application deadline, or that are incomplete will be automatically disqualified. Nominations will not be accepted via email.
For more information and for a list of past award recipients, go to the website or contact Laura Morilla at 305-375-4967, or Vivian Greer-Digon at 305-480-1717.