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 

Download and complete an application on behalf of yourself.
• Submit a completed application and supporting information on or before July 31, 2018. Nominations received after July 31st will not be considered.

Dates and Deadlines

May 1 Nomination acceptance period opens.
July 31 Nomination acceptance period closes.
August 1 – 31 Awards Committee nomination review period.
October 25 Finalists' information will be shared at WIFS National Conference. Winner will be chosen via live poll.


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WIFS operates for the purpose of attracting, developing and advancing women in the insurance and financial services industry. Members, partners and sponsors benefit from mutual respect for everyone's professional development, focus interaction and access to member information on activity that supports our mission.