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29th Annual In the Company of Women Awards

Nominations for the 29th Annual In the Company of Women Awards Ceremony are now being accepted through October 14, 2016. This is your opportunity to nominate a woman you respect and admire in one of the following 12 categories:

  • Mayor's Pioneer Award
  • 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 (Elected)
  • Outstanding Woman in Government and Law (Non-Elected)
  • Outstanding Woman in Health and Human Services
  • Outstanding Woman in Science and Technology
  • Outstanding Woman in Sports and Athletics
  • Community Spirit Award
  • Posthumous Award

Nominations can be done online or download the nomination form PDF logo and mail back with accompanying materials to:

Laura Morilla, Executive Director
Miami-Dade County Commission for Women
111 NW First Street, Suite 1034
Miami, FL 33128

Must be postmarked by October 14, 2016.

Winners will be awarded at the ceremony on March 8, 2017, at the Coral Gables Country Club.

Past recipients of the ln the Company of Women Award are not eligible.

Sponsorship Opportunities

In the Company of Women is made possible with the support of generous sponsors, Download the sponsorship package to see how your company can be a sponsor. For more information, call 305-755-7804.

2016 Winners and Awards Ceremony

History

In the Company of Women was created in 1989 as a way to unite the diverse population of Miami-Dade County by recognizing outstanding women who have impacted our community in a positive way.  Winners are from many professions including government and politics, law, health, education, the arts, sports, business, journalism and the social sciences.

This popular and prestigious event serves as part of Women's History Month, observed annually in March. The event has received recognition from the National Association of Counties and the Southern Region of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission.

In the Company of Women is part of the programming presented by Miami-Dade Parks' Women's Park. Officially dedicated in 1992, The Women's Park honors all women in Miami-Dade County in recognition of their diverse contributions to improving our community's quality of life. In 2000, the Roxcy O'Neal Bolton Women's History Gallery was built to serve as a resource center.

One of the Park's seminal programs is the Girls Empowerment and Mentoring (G.E.M.) Summer Camp Program. Proceeds from In the Company of Women provide support to more than 50 girls between the ages of 11 to 16 registered annually in the G.E.M. Program with projects, workshops and mentoring opportunities to build self-esteem, strengthen their connection to the community, and provide quality arts experiences.

If you cannot view PDF PDF files, you can download Acrobat Reader  for free from Adobe Systems, Inc. In order to use PDF files, you must have Acrobat installed on your computer.

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