AWARD CATEGORIES

There will be one winner and two runners-up for each of the following three categories of the MEPEC Leadership Excellence Awards for Women.

WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT

A professional woman who has attained a high rank and utilized her position, stature and expertise to break down gender bias and initiate positive changes for other women in the industry. She is an able leader who not only strives to build a successful career, but also impacts the success of other women professionals and entrepreneurs in a significant way.

RISING STAR

An up-coming female executive within the industry with less than 15 years of total professional experience, who is perceived as someone with high leadership potential and is on the fast track to a key management role within her organization.

MENTORSHIP AWARD

A woman who holds a teaching or mentorship position and serves as an inspiring example of effective mentoring, with a powerful commitment towards advising and helping other women to advance in their academic and professional pursuits. This category is limited to women working in Academic Institutions only.