Women of Influence Awards

Women of Influence Awards

The Women of Influence Awards recognize local women who have made a strong impact by promoting equality, providing opportunities for women in the community, and breaking barriers in their field.

Our region is known for its vibrancy, entrepreneurship and continuous growth and these awards are a way to celebrate women’s achievements in making this possible with equal opportunity for all.

The awards are open to women of all backgrounds, experiences, and industries.

Award Categories

Three nomination categories are available:

  • Young Woman of Influence (under 30 years old)
  • Trailblazing Woman of Influence (30-49 years old)
  • Distinguished Woman of Influence (50+ years old)

Nomination Information

Review the award categories and select the appropriate category for the individual you wish to nominate. As part of the nomination, you will be asked to describe the nominee’s achievements.

  • Ensure your nominee meets the eligibility requirements.
  • Nominators are required to obtain a verification form from their nominees.
  • Nominations for the Women of Influence awards will be accepted until February 17, 2023.

Download a nomination package here and submit to csd@cityofgp.com.

Event Information

The 2023 Women of Influence Awards take place Wednesday, March 8 at 11 a.m. at the Teresa Sargent Hall. View full event details for the event here.

Purchase your ticket here. 


The “Women of Influence” Awards are brought to you by the City of Grande Prairie’s Community Social Development department, the Grande Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce, Community Foundations of Northwest AlbertaOdyssey House, and Grande Prairie Friendship Centre. 


The 2023 Women of Influence Awards are supported in part by:

Sponsorship Opportunities

The planning committee is seeking community support to recognize local women’s achievements at the annual awards luncheon. The event is seeking support in the form of cash sponsorship and/or gifts for awards recipients and nominees.

Contact sponsorship@cityofgp.com to get involved today.



If you have any questions or concerns about the nomination process or event, please call 780-538-0380 or email csd@cityofgp.com

Women of Influence Award Recipients