2019 Business of Achievement Nomination Portal

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YWCA Olympia 2019 Business of Achievement Nomination Form

NEW! * Nominations due Friday, August 30 at 5:00pm * NEW!

For the 25th year YWCA Olympia seeks to celebrate inspiring South Sound community members during our annual Womxn* of Achievement Celebration on November 2, 2019.  We invite you to join us in honoring the amazing accomplishments of employers/businesses in our community. *YWCA is using the “label” womxn to encompass a broader range of identities than woman and it is self-identifying.

We are seeking businesses and employers who reflect the YWCA Olympia mission to eliminate racism and sexism to advance the political, social and economic status of all womxn and girls.

Looking for the WOMXN of Achievement Nominations? It’s HERE!

Nominations could support our strategic platforms of Racial Justice (Promoting equity and justice for People of Color), Health & Safety (Improving the social, emotional and behavioral health and safety of all womxn and girls), and/or Empowerment & Economic Advancement (Improving economic opportunity and security for all womxn and girls). Honored nominees could also be considered based on a number of additional criteria that have been identified by the YWCA Workplace Equity Initiative (left). These criteria have been tested and shown to increase gender equity in the workplace.

There are several ways to nominate a 2019 Business of Achievement:

  • Complete the online form below (preferred).
  • Send a request for the BOA Nomination Form in a Word Document. Send your nomination to WOA@ywcaofolympia.org or snail mail OA Selection Committee, 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA  98501
  • Deadline: Friday, August 30 at 5:00pm.

We encourage nominations for both private and public businesses, and large and small companies in the South Sound (Thurston, Mason & Lewis counties).

Selection: A confidential committee whose members include previous BOA award recipients will select the honorees.  Honorees will be notified on or around September 17th.

*Please note: All information contained in this nomination will remain strictly confidential.

2019 Business of Achievement Nomination

If you would like the nomination form in WORD, please send an email to WOA@ywcaofolympia.org. Return your completed nomination to WOA@ywcaofolympia.org or snail mail to WOA Selection Committee, 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA  98501  Deadline: Friday, August 30 at 5:00pm