Women Who Rock Awards Luncheon

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Crowne Plaza Melbourne - Oceanfront

weVENTURE WBC 10th Anniversary Celebration

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2018 Excellence in Mentorship Award

The Excellence in Mentorship Award recognizes a female community leader who dedicates time to the mentorship and advancement of other women.  This mentorship can be either formal (as part of formal mentoring program) or informal and can be business mentorship or personal.  Nominations should reflect an individual who has demonstrated leadership in improving our community for women and who possesses leadership qualities with a focus on fostering relationships and promoting positive outcomes for women. Nominees will be evaluated on the following criteria:  (Provide specific details about how nominee demonstrated these qualities.)

 

  • Commitment to the success of mentee or mentees
  • A demonstrated desire to both teach and learn.
  • Demonstration of positive role model role – embodiment of “Do as I do, not as I say”
  • Ability to be an advocate and advise while retaining objectivity and fairness.

2018 Women in the Workplace Champion Award

The Women in the Workplace Champion award recognizes a local business who demonstrates high ethical standards and commitment to promote women’s leadership and gender equality. Nominees will be evaluated on the following criteria: (Provide specific details about how nominee demonstrated these qualities.)

 

  • A demonstrated commitment for creating equality for all employees.
  • A commitment to maximizing the potential of female talent.
  • A commitment to creating a safe work environment through policies on matters such as sexual harassment and equal opportunities.
  • A visible and genuine executive commitment to a gender-balanced workforce – policies and processes in place to ensure that gender bias is reduced.

2018 Female Small Business Owner of the Year Award

The Female Small Business Owner of the Year Award recognizes a female who creates the products, services, and jobs that fuel our economy and helps our community grow.  Nominees will be evaluated on the following criteria:  (Provide specific details about how nominee demonstrated these qualities.)

 

  • Engages in shaping of the community they work in through social corporate responsibility efforts and community interaction.
  • Has built a product or provides a service that has brought value to the marketplace through technical or social change
  • Has contributed to the economic impact of our region: number of jobs created, revenues increased, etc.
  • Conducts business with a focus on inclusion and equality in the workplace and respective industry

2018 Zonta Yellow Rose Award for Excellence in Community Service

Each year in honor of Zonta Rose Day, Zontians all over the world present a yellow rose to men and women who have honored Zonta’s vision by helping women achieve their full potential. . In such a world, every woman is literate and has access to education, health care, legal and economic resources on an equal basis with men. In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.  Nominees will be evaluated on how they demonstrated their commitment to women and the community.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring opportunities for this event, please call our office at 321-674-7007 or email us at weVENTURE@fit.edu.

 

Past Award Recipients