Nominations & Criteria


Anyone may submit a nominee for the Women of Achievement awards

Nominators must provide:

  • Their name, address, phone number, and e-mail address
  • The name, address, phone number, and email address of the nominee
  • Their relationship to nominee
  • Nomination letter with specific examples of the actions and accomplishments of the nominee

Nominators may also include the following optional details:

  • Maximum of three  additional letters of recommendation from individuals other than the primary nominator. Each letter should include specific examples of the nominee's qualifcations based on the letter writer's personal knowledge of the nominee
  • A curriculum vita or resume for nominee

After this information is gathered, you can attach these files to a single email and submit it to


The Women of Achievement Awards honor women whose actions and accomplishments meet the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrated a commitment to equality and dedication to furthering the status of women in Oregon
  2. Engaged in work that has positively affected the lives of women and has potential for creating real change
  3. Served as an important role model in the lives of girls or women
  4. Exhibited active involvement in feminist causes and/or organizations (e.g., pay equity, violence against women, women’s health, etc.)
  5. Participated in significant efforts to improve women’s well-being

Application form (.doc)