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.


sue kuraja

2021 Woman of the Year
Sue Kuraja
V.P. Brokerage Director
MassMutal Arizona
WIFS Phoenix Chapter  

past women of the year R1

Application Requirements

  • Nominees must be current members of WIFS
  • Nominate another person or yourself.
  • Chapters earn points toward Chapter of the Year for each Chapter member nominated.
  • National Board members and previous Woman of the Year recipients are not eligible
  • Email a completed application and supporting information to the National Office by July 31. Nominations received after July 31 will not be considered. 

Access the Application Here


Dates and Deadlines

April 1: Nomination acceptance period opens.

July 31: Nomination acceptance period closes.

August 1-31: Awards Committee nomination review period.

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