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Recognise outstanding industry talent

 

Submitting a nomination for the Women in Industry Awards is a great way to acknowledge outstanding women from across a range of industries.

Scroll down to view all categories, nomination criteria and instructions.

 


NOMINATING INSTRUCTIONS:

    • Nominating is free, and must be completed using the online form below by 11:59pm Friday 25 June 2021.
    • Your nomination must be completed in one sitting; a partially completed form cannot be saved and reopened at a later date.
    • Please have any supporting documentation (i.e. references, photographs, resumes) ready to upload. Please keep file sizes below 5MB.
    • All nominees must reside and work in Australia.
    • All product nominations must be accompanied by a high resolution image of the nominee (at least 1MB in size) suitable and approved for print publication.

AWARDS TIMELINE:

  • Nominations open: Thursday 19 November 2020
  • Nominations close: Friday 25 June 2021
  • Finalists announced: Early July 2021
  • Winners announced: Thursday 19 August 2021 at the Women In Industry Awards Gala evening

 

Social Leader of the Year

Recognising an individual who has significantly effected positive change within their local or regional community.

 

  1. Nomination must explain which causes the nominee has championed within the community over the past 12 months (from 1 January 2020) that connects back to their role within the industry. (30 points)
  2. Nomination must provide examples of any measurable outcomes of community involvement. (40 points)
  3. Nomination must explain how the nominee plans to continue ongoing support of community programs or initiatives, and include whether their company also supports these initiatives. (30 points)

 

Rising Star of the Year

Recognising an individual who has shown significant promise within their chosen industry or who has reached new goals at the start of their career.

 

  1. Nominee is aged 30 or under as of 17 August 2021.
  2. Nominee started working in their current role on or after 1 January 2018.
  3. Nomination must explain how the nominee has met and exceeded current role expectations, including any promotions or position advancements that have occurred since beginning in their career. (30 points)
  4. Nomination must explain how the nominee has shown leadership skills within their organisation. (30 points)
  5. Nomination must provide examples of any initiatives or drives for change that the nominee has championed, as well as any measurable outcomes of this. (40 points)

 

Business Development Success of the Year

Recognising an individual who has created new growth opportunities that has allowed their organisation to expand and generate greater revenue.

 

  1. Nomination must explain any new initiatives or sales plans that the individual has introduced over the past 12 months or so (from 1 January 2020) that have helped to grow sales within the business. (30 points)
  2. Nomination must provide examples of any new clients or business won as a result of these initiatives/actions taken by the individual. (30 points)
  3. Nomination must show the increase in financial benefit for the business from the above activities (can be a percentage increase). (40 points)

 

Industry Advocacy Award

Recognising an individual who has helped shape a positive view of their industry and/or helped to create a policy change that benefits those working in the sector.

 

  1. Nomination must explain whether the nominee has advocated within their industry (i.e. for improved safety, environmental benefits, etc.) over the past 12 months or so (from 1 January 2020). (50 points)
  2. Nomination must demonstrate how the activities undertaken by the nominee have resulted in at least one of the following: an increase of people looking to work within the industry, increased engagement from within industry, a more detailed understanding of the industry and its benefits. (50 points)

 

Mentor of the Year

Recognising an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to developing female talent within their organisation or wider industry.

 

  1. Nomination must explain the steps the nominee has undertaken to forge a close relationship with females within the industry over the past 12 months or so (from 1 January 2020). (40 points)
  2. Nomination must provide examples of any programs or initiatives the nominee has created or participated in to help develop female talent. (30 points)
  3. Nomination must provide examples of any females mentored by the nominee who have gone on to achieve their own success. (30 points)

 

Safety Advocacy Award

Recognising an individual working actively to improve safety for their industry.

 

  1. Nominee must have been active within the safety field over the past 12 months or so (from 1 January 2020).
  2. Nomination must explain any initiatives or programs the individual has created or led to improve safety within their industry or workplace. (30 points)
  3. Nomination must provide examples of measurable success as a result of these initiatives or programs. (30 points)
  4. Nomination must explain how the nominee plans to continue to improve upon results and advocate for safety. (40 points)

 

Excellence in Manufacturing

Recognising an individual who has thought ‘outside the box’ to implement an outstanding personal contribution to their manufacturing business and the wider manufacturing community.

 

  1. Nominee must have been active within the manufacturing industry over the past 12 months or so (from 1 January 2020).
  2. Nomination must explain how the individual contributes to the manufacturing sector, both at a company level and wider industry level, and provide examples. (30 points)
  3. Nomination must explain how the nominee has shown leadership skills within their organisation. (30 points)
  4. Nomination must provide examples of any initiatives or drives for change that the nominee has championed, as well as any measurable outcomes of this. (40 points)

 

Excellence in Transport

Recognising an individual who has gone above and beyond to improve and positively impact the Australian transport industry.

 

  1. Nominee must have been active within the transport industry over the past 12 months or so (from 1 January 2020).
  2. Nomination must explain how the individual contributes to the transport sector, both at a company level and wider industry level, and provide examples. (30 points)
  3. Nomination must explain how the nominee has shown leadership skills within their organisation. (30 points)
  4. Nomination must provide examples of any initiatives or drives for change that the nominee has championed, as well as any measurable outcomes of this. (40 points)

 

Excellence in Engineering

Recognising an individual who has shown leadership in engineering, technological excellence and innovation.

 

  1. Nominee must have been active within the engineering industry over the past 12 months or so (from 1 January 2020).
  2. Nomination must explain how the individual contributes to the engineering sector, both at a company level and wider industry level, and provide examples. (30 points)
  3. Nomination must explain how the nominee has shown leadership skills within their organisation. (30 points)
  4. Nomination must provide examples of any initiatives or drives for change that the nominee has championed, as well as any measurable outcomes of this. (40 points)

 

Excellence in Mining

Recognising an individual who has made a positive contribution to one of the many facets of the mining industry.

 

  1. Nominee must have been active within the mining industry over the past 12 months or so (from 1 January 2020).
  2. Nomination must explain how the individual contributes to the mining sector, both at a company level and wider industry level, and provide examples. (30 points)
  3. Nomination must explain how the nominee has shown leadership skills within their organisation. (30 points)
  4. Nomination must provide examples of any initiatives or drives for change that the nominee has championed, as well as any measurable outcomes of this. (40 points)

 

Woman of the Year

All category winners are automatically finalists for the Woman of the Year category.