Every Woman Has a Story! Raise the Bar!

This year is a historical year. Now more than ever we recognize the achievements of women are critical. We will unite to honor the Inspiring Leaders, Unsung Heroes, Healthcare Workers, and people on the Frontlines.

Nominate a Woman of Inspiration 365 Days a Year! Nominees notified starting January 1, 2021, for 2021 Awards.

Women of Inspiration™ led by example ignore the naysayers and take the road less traveled. They are the role models and the everyday heroes making an impact in our local, national, and global community.

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 200 guests with one award to a National Awards Program with multiple Diverse Award Categories celebrated nationally. Woman of Inspiration™ is Canada’s fastest-growing women’s network that continues to attract attention and support of government officials, various associations, industry A-Lister’s and has featured the stories of inspirational speakers from around including Amanda Lindhout, Barb Stegemann, Rachel Mielke, and Roz Savage.

Since 2015, Women of Inspiration has raised the profiles of over 700 women nationally and awarded 150 Woman of Inspiration™ Awards. Woman of Inspiration™ lead, inspire, and motivate others to be more and do more! They are role models who take the road less travelled and pave the road for others to follow in their footsteps and use their voice to make change locally, nationally, and globally. Woman of Inspiration™ are our catalysts for change and inspire us all to DREAM BIG!

Connect with Visionaries, Game Changers, Trailblazers, Innovators, Movers, and Shakers making an impact locally, nationally, and globally. Celebrate the achievements of women and connect with key stakeholders, visionaries, thought leaders, game changers, and business leaders who shape our local, national, and global community.

Nominations open in 25 Diverse Categories across Canada! Nominate a Woman of Inspiration for 2021! Nominations open 365 Days a Year!

Elevating female role models is critical, to advance women personally and professionally. Meet the unstoppable women and men making an impact in our community and around the globe!

2020 Women of Inspiration™ Awards and Women of Inspiration Awards - Awards and WOI Experiences to be announced soon! We are pivoting to create meaningful Awards and WOI Experience that is safe for our nominees and guests.

2020 Woman of Inspiration™ Awards Nomination Deadline June 30 | Nominee Packages Deadline - July 8

Women of Inspiration

Establish as a non-profit organization in 1996, Business Link provides advice and guidance that helps Alberta entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life. We have been a partner of Universal Womens Network since 2016 and have seen great value in the initiatives coordinated through that organization. These events strengthen networks and empower women to achieve greater success.

Executive Director, Business Link

Business Link

I believe that every woman has endless potential and it is very important to recognize, and celebrate their achievements big and small. We all need support, encouragement, and community on this journey. It is a true honour to be surrounded by such an inspiring, motivated, diverse group of women. Monica has a passion for helping women succeed and feel confident and has created a like-minded community -together we honour leadership, courage, hard work, commitment and dedication to dreams. The Women of Inspiration™ Awards are ultimately about empowerment and connection.

Philanthropist, Fashion Entrepreneur, Model, Reality TV star Real Housewives of Toronto

Being nominated for this award has given me the realization that what you do in your life in business really does have an impact on the people around you even when you don’t think it does. Just being nominated for this award made me understand that “what you do really makes a difference, and as an individual, you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make”…Without even realizing it, your impact is truly inspiring to others, and that is the best recognition anyone can receive! It really changes your perspective on what you will continue to accomplish going forward!

2019 Women of Inspiration™ SupportHER Award