Call for Nominations: CMW Women Who Inspire in KW
(Deadline: Monday, Feb 5th, 5 pm)
Coalition of Muslim Women of KW (CMW) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the third CMW annual Women Who Inspire in KW Awards.
The CMW’s Women Who Inspire in KW Award was introduced in 2016 to commemorate International Women’s Day by recognizing and celebrating the contributions of “Unsung Heroes” within the Muslim women community. Since its inception, CMW Women Who Inspire Award has been presented to eleven outstanding women who made Kitchener-Waterloo a wonderful place to live through their community activism and service. In addition, “Friend of CMW” Award was presented to the former Mayor of Waterloo, Brenda Halloran in 2016 and to KW Counselling Services in 2017.
About the Award:
Women Who Inspire in KW Award will recognize up to six Muslim Women who have made outstanding contributions to the vitality and well-being of KW community in the areas of: Inspiring Leadership, Community Service/Volunteerism, Activism/Advocacy, Professional Excellence, Artistic Accomplishments, and Outstanding Youth.
Deserving candidates can be nominated by members of the public, non-profit organizations, associations, faith groups, interfaith organizations, neighbourhood groups, business or professional associations or groups, workplaces and educational institutions.
Submit your nominations by Monday, February 5, 2018 (5 pm). The 2018 CMW Women who Inspire Awards will be awarded at the CMW Awards Gala Dinner on March 31, 2018.
- Must be residents of Kitchener-Waterloo (KW)
- Be between the ages of 13-17 for the Outstanding Youth category and 18 years or older for all other categories.
- Not currently serving on CMW’s Board of Directors
- Completed Nomination form (Please do not handwrite information on the forms)
- One letter of support
Optional Supporting Documents:
- Maximum of three letters of support
- Newspaper clippings, pictures etc.
- Email: email your completed form and letter of support (as attachment) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please ensure that you have informed the nominee of this nomination before submitting this form.
- For questions / further information, please contact Uzma Bhutto at email@example.com or 519-576-0540 ext. 3468.
The award recipients will be selected by a committee comprised of CMW Awards Committee and three community members. The Selection Committee will notify recipients and arrange for complementary tickets for the Awards Gala Dinner for both the winner and her nominator.
Nominate a Muslim Woman Who Inspires today by completing the attached form.