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Greater Akron Chamber Seeks Nominations for Women of Achievement Awards


Greater Akron—The Greater Akron Chamber is accepting nominations for our Women of Achievement Awards for 2020.  The Women of Achievement Awards honors professional women in the public and private sectors who have made an impact in their careers and their communities while encouraging the success of other women. Finalists and nominees are recognized at the annual Women of Achievement Awards luncheon.

Recipients are nominated by their peers – individuals, businesses and organizations. The deadline for nominations of the 2020 Women of Achievement Awards has been extended to  Thursday, April 16. Nominate online at https://www.gacawards.com/women-achievement-nominations/.

The categories for the Women of Achievement Awards are: 

Dorothy O. Jackson Award — Honors an area business or organization that has demonstrated excellence and leadership in their commitment to the empowerment of women and promotion of diversity in the workplace.

Emerging Leader Award — Honors a young professional woman, age 25-39, whose contributions have impacted her industry and her community, who is a trendsetter and who encourages success among women.

Woman of Achievement Award — Honors an exceptional woman professional selected for her history of going beyond her own personal and career accomplishments to encourage success among women, breaking down barriers, mentoring others, taking risks to overcome obstacles and support the progress of women.

The Chamber will present the 2020 awards program at a date to be determined.  If you should have any questions, contact Anna Richards, Manager of Events, at (330) 237-1214 or [email protected].
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