The Woman of the Year award recognizes a member for their level of engagement with the association. This includes but is not limited to serving as a mentor, volunteering to serve on a task force or participating in WIFS programs. Award selection is based on the submission of completed applications. All WIFS members are eligible via self-nomination.


Application Requirements

  • Nominees must be current members of WIFS
  • Self-nominate via a completed application
  • National Board members and previous Woman of the Year recipients are not eligible


Application Instructions

Dates and Deadlines


April: Nomination acceptance period opens.

July 31: Nomination acceptance period closes.

August 1-31: Awards Committee nomination review period.

October (date TBA): Finalists' information will be shared at WIFS National Conference.


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