Nominations Now Open for the Women of Influence Awards 2023

Nominations Now Open for the Women of Influence Awards 2023

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The Women of Influence Awards are now accepting nominations to honour local women who have significantly impacted their communities by advancing equality, creating opportunities for women, and shattering stereotypes in their respective fields.

Awards are available in the following categories:

  • Young Woman of Influence (Under 30 years old)
  • Trailblazing Woman of Influence (31 – 49 years old)
  • Distinguished Woman of Influence (50+ years old)

Nomination packages are available at and must be submitted by Friday, February 17, 2023.

Awards are open to women of all backgrounds, experiences, and industries. Recipients will be honored by an award ceremony and luncheon on March 8. Tickets go on sale later this month.  


The Women of Influence Awards were established to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) in Grande Prairie while celebrating women’s achievements and promoting equal opportunity for all.

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an event recognized worldwide to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and to advocate for the continued advancements of equal rights.

The IWD 2023 theme is #EmbraceEquity. The theme motivates others to consider, understand and modify behaviours to improve gender parity with our own spheres of influence. Embracing equity to foster inclusivity and diversity that helps to drive success for everyone. While celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political advancements of women.

For additional information on the Women of Influence Awards, please visit