Thursday, April 19, 2012

QRRRWN Strong Women Leadership Awards 2012


INVITATION to NOMINATE
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Entering an Awards program leads to a delightful mix of personal development, acknowledgement of achievements, valuable networking and a lot of fun!
Please join us ... nominate a woman you admire AND nominate yourself!

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The aims of QRRRWN's Strong Women Leadership Awards program:
  • to encourage women to identify and celebrate the strengths they contribute to their community through their participation in agricultural, social, business, education, community-based, benevolent or other activities
  • to provide a structure where QRRRWN can mentor and develop all entrants in the program so they can grow personally and professionally to be stronger women in stronger communities
  • to provide a learning-ground and stepping-stone for women who wish to gain confidence and skills and progress further to apply for larger scale awards programs such as RIRDC Awards, Telstra Awards etc
AWARD CATEGORIES:
Business: for women showing leadership in running or managing a commercial rural, regional or remote business. This includes agricultural businesses.
Community: for women showing leadership in running or managing a community service or group in rural, regional or remote Queensland. Includes not-for-profit.
Professional: for women showing leadership providing services in the employ of an organisation or government body in rural, regional or remote Queensland.


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ELIGIBILITY:
Every applicant in the Leadership Awards Program must be:
  • a resident of Queensland
  • active in their profession/career/business/community work in the rural, regional and/or remote sector of Queensland at least 80 per cent of their work time
  • an individual financial member of QRRRWN when their final entry is lodged by 1 June: NOTE - membership is not required at time of nomination. (To join QRRRWN go to 'Join us' at www.qrrrwn.org.au.)
KEY DATES:
Nominations are NOW open. Access the ONLINE NOMINATION FORM here.
Award entries close - 01 June 2012
Judging commences - 1 July 2012
Judging closes - 31 July 2012
Short-list finalists - from 8 August 2012
Winners announced - 6 September 2012
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Award winners will be announced at the 2012 QRRRWN Annual Conference Dinner, 6 September, at St George. Read more about the Conference at www.qrrrwn.org.au/conference
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STEP ONE of the AWARD PROCESS
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Nominate strong women for this award online from 1 April - 1 June 2012: access the ONLINE NOMINATION FORM here.
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We invite you to nominate others or nominate yourself for the QRRRWN Strong Women Leadership Awards program in ONE of the three categories above. Choose the most fitting category according to the description for each, above.
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You may nominate more than one woman for the awards program. Submit a separate Nomination Form for each one.
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Click here to access the ONLINE NOMINATION FORM.
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The nomination and entry period will remain open through to 5pm, Friday I June 2012. This allows entrants to nominate and complete their application process at the last minute.
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SPREAD the WORD:
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Please spread the word of the Strong Women Awards far and wide!
  • Click 'View Online' at the top of this newsletter, copy and paste the URL of the page and email it to your friends OR use the link below
  • add a blurb plus this URL to your organisation's newsletter
  • tweet this link
  • Facebook this link and add a comment: http://www.qrrrwn.org.au/strong-women-awards
We thank you for your support!

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Nominations are NOW OPEN: go to the ONLINE NOMINATION FORM.


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