Every Woman Has a Story!

Raise the Bar!

Women of Inspiration™ Awards recognize the achievements of women from diverse industries who lead, inspire and motivate! Women of Inspiration™ are CEOs’, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, trailblazers, game-changers, changemakers and SupportHER (male allies) making an impact in our local, national, and global communities.

On September 26, 2015, the inaugural Woman of Inspiration™ Awards recognized one woman who inspired our founder to create an award to honour the everyday hero. Women of Inspiration™ Awards has grown organically from one award to an Awards Program with Diverse Award Categories recognizing the achievements of women locally, nationally and globally.

This year marks our 8th Annual Awards!

Women of Inspiration™ has raised the profiles of over 1000+ women, reaching six continents, 15,000 attendees and views and 3 million + impressions. Woman of Inspiration™ lead, inspire, and motivate others to be more and do more! Women of Inspiration™ are our catalysts for change and inspire us all to DREAM BIG!

Every woman has a story. Your story does not define you; it empowers you!

This is the decade for women to drive change! Elevating female role models is critical to advancing women personally and professionally. Nominate a Woman of Inspiration 365 Days! Let her know you see her, you hear her and you value her impact. Nominate or Nominate Yourself!

  • Nominate a woman who inspires you.
  • Nominate yourself!
  • Nominate someone who is a SupportHER (male ally)

IMPORTANT DATES

The top-ranked Woman of Inspiration™ Award finalists are named on September 15 of each year. From this elite and inspiring list of candidates, the winners of the awards in each category are chosen by a Selection Committee.

NOMINATE or NOMINATE YOURSELF

Do you know a Woman of Inspiration or SupportHER deserving of recognition?

NOMINATION PROCESS

Step 1: Nominate or Nominate Yourself as a Woman of Inspiration™ or SupportHER™, Nominees will be notified via email.
Step 2: Nominee to Complete  Nomination Package by the deadline
Step 3: Share the good news that you have been nominated! Nominees receive a Women of Inspiration™ Awards Nominee Logo to add to your signature, website, LinkedIn, and Social Media platforms.
Step 4: Purchase your tickets to attend the Virtual Women of Inspiration™ Awards

BENEFIT of NOMINATION

Since our Awards launched on September 26, 2015, we have celebrated 1000+ women aged 8 – 100 who are making an impact in their networks, workplaces and communities. Our Awards have been watched by over 10,000 viewers since 2020 reaching six continents and with 3 million+ impressions across the globe. Our network of Alumni and Nominees believe in Raising the Bar for all women to succeed.

  • Local, national, and global exposure.
  • Media and PR coverage.
  • Connections with like-minded, influential leaders.
  • Create change on a larger stage.
  • Elevate your business and credibility as a  leader in her industry.
  • Recognition of achievements.
  • Increasing her circle of influence, inspiring the next generation of leaders.
  • Build thought leadership and credibility in your industry.
  • Elevate your industry or business
  • Leverage Your Social Media

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE NOMINATED?

“I am humbled by the nomination, the many awesome people who wrote recommendations and to be awarded the “Integrity Award”. Hearing the Ward introduction, I was in shock when you called my name. What a remarkable recognition for my life’s passion in working with others. I look forward to ensuring that others have the same opportunity in the future. Thank you, Monica, and all the many others who make this possible for us all. I look forward to working with the other recipients to keep sharing!” Rose Marie Gage – Founder and Principal of Great Governance Matters and MPOWRU. Independent Board Director. | 2021 Women of Inspiration™ Integrity Award

The Universal Womens Network™ is an incredible organization that supports empowers and celebrates women founders, entrepreneurs, and trailblazers. I can attest to how meaningful this group is as I started my own company at age 50. Monica is herself a phenomenal force and woman to celebrate also. The Awards gala last night was so well done, so inspiring. Suzie Yorke, Founder and Board Director, Love Good Fats | 2021 Women of Inspiration™ Game Changer Award

The Universal Womens Network™ and their theme Women Driving Change in 2021 that culminated in our Best-Selling book on Amazon from 100 women of Inspiration lead by Monica is an amazing organization. I am so proud to be honoured for a Global Impact Award as an entrepreneur for my tech start-ups and innovations and inventions in AI, security and emergency messaging. It is humbling to be honoured among these incredible women. Dr. Suhayya (Sue) Abu-Hakima, Co-Sounder/CEO Alstari | Women of Inspiration™ 2021 Global Impact Award

When we celebrate the accomplishments of one woman,  we celebrate all women!

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This has been an incredible experience from the pride of being nominated to the shock of winning! Thank you to the Universal Womens Network™ for bringing so many diverse women and their successes into the spotlight. I’m honoured to be included in this exceptional group of women.

Erin Bigney - Director Research, Canada East Spine Division | 2021 Women of Inspiration™ Mentorship Award

As the recipient of the Women of Inspiration™ Vision Builder Award, I can't be more excited about such amazing recognition. As an Educational Leader, I aspire to make a continuous and real change in the lives of my students. Have a vision and a goal, set it in front of you and in God's hand and do your best to make it happen! Thank you once again for this honour that I will cherish.

Phoebe Wasfy, Principal Philopateer Christian College | 2021 Women of Inspiration™ Vision Builder

I am humbled by the nomination, the many awesome people who wrote recommendations and to be awarded the “Integrity Award”. Hearing the award introduction, I was in shock when you called my name! What a remarkable recognition for my life’s passion in working with others! I look forward to ensuring that others have the same opportunity in the future. Thank you, Monica and all the many others who make this possible for us all. I look forward to working with the other recipients to keep sharing!

Rose Marie Gage - Founder and Principal of Great Governance Matters and MPOWRU, Independent Board Director | 2021 Women of Inspiration™ Integrity Award

The Women of Inspiration Award is exciting, humbling and an honour. Thank you to those who believed in me and that saw the potential that I could make a difference in the world. That passion and resiliency can make an impact in our environment, whether we know the full extent or not. Recognition is so much bigger than me. It’s an opportunity to provide a positive influence and a chance to learn, grow and be motivated. Thank you to all the people who supported me on my path to receiving this award. it's not just my achievement; it's theirs, too.

Jennifer Green, Director of Competitions and Young Women’s Initiative, Skills Ontario | 2021 Women of Inspiration™ Dream Builder

The Universal Women's Network is an incredible organization that supports empowers and celebrates women founders, entrepreneurs, and trailblazers. I can attest to how meaningful this group is as I started my own company at age 50. Monica is herself a phenomenal force and woman to celebrate also. The Awards gala last night was so well done, so inspiring—I can't wait to have the chance to do this in person in the future.

Suzie Yorke, Founder and Board Director, Love Good Fats | 2021 Women of Inspiration™ Game Changer

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