The jury is looking for women that demonstrate the highest level of integrity and dedication to sustainability leadership. Entries can be self-nominated or can be nominated by a third-party. If submitting a third-party nomination, either the nominator or the nominee can send in the submission, but the nominee should be notified to
answer the essay questions and provide a cover letter and resume.
Nominees must be individuals
Nominees must be women
Nominees are NOT required to be in the design or building industry, but can be involved
in any business sector, public or private, and with companies/organizations of all sizes
Nominees must be currently active in their company/organization
Nominees’ current position must have a clear connection to sustainability
Nominees must have at least 7 years of experience in a leadership role
Effectively demonstrates a dedication to working in sustainability with proven results that relate to a specific
product, service, or strategy that has significant positive benefits to the planet
Has helped shape her organization through lasting change that is beneficial to the staff, board, organization, community, environment, etc.
Values mentorship and has helped guide other female leaders
Has demonstrated bravery/courage in the workplace
Winners will be chosen by a prestigious jury of industry professionals and will be notified immediately following the jury deliberations.
Winners will be celebrated at a dinner and awards program during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Los Angeles in October.
No public announcement will be made prior to the award program. We kindly ask that the winners do not make their own announcements prior to that date.
Call for nominations opens - 6/3/2016
Deadline for nominations - 7/10/2016
Judging - July 2016
Award program at Greenbuild - 10/4/2016
Questions? Contact Christina Wiedbusch at firstname.lastname@example.org