Published On: Wed, Sep 12th, 2018

Nominations open for 31st Annual In the Company of Women Awards

The deadline for award nominations – October 12

MIAMI ( September 04, 2018 ) —Do you know an amazing woman leader, activist, or hero? She may be someone who inspires and motivates. From now through October 12, consider nominating her for the 31st Annual In the Company of Women Awards, recognizing the achievements of exceptional Miami-Dade women leaders who have shaped the community. Click here for the nomination form.

The awards ceremony, scheduled for March 7, 2019, commemorates March’s Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day. Presented by the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, in partnership with the Miami-Dade Commission for Women and the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, the In the Company of Women honors women who have shown professional development, community responsibility, contribution to women’s progress, leadership and vision, and promotion of pluralism, in the following categories:

•Outstanding Woman in Arts and Entertainment
•Outstanding Woman in Business and Economics
•Outstanding Woman in Communications and Literature
•Outstanding Woman in Education and Research
•Outstanding Woman in Government and Law
•Outstanding Woman in Health and Human Services
•Outstanding Woman in Science and Technology
•Outstanding Woman in Sports and Athletics
•Outstanding Woman Under 40
•Mayor’s Pioneer Award
•Community Spirit Award
•Posthumous Award

Nominations with supporting entry materials may be submitted digitally online, or a hard copy format mailed to: Laura Morilla, Executive Director, Miami-Dade County Commission for Women, 111 NW 1st Street, Suite 1034, Miami, FL, 33128, and must be postmarked no later than October 12. Email entries will not be accepted. Nominations that fail to meet the stated deadline or criteria, will be automatically disqualified. Award winners from previous years, are not eligible.

Details can be found on the In the Company of Women web page. For additional information, contact Laura Morilla at 305-375-4967, or Vivian Greer-Digon at 305-480-1717.

Miami-Dade Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 270 parks and 13,573 acres of land. It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness and Conservation and Stewardship. The non-profit Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade supports Miami-Dade Parks’ efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.

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