MADISON… Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG), a statewide, bipartisan, non-profit organization, seeks nominations for awards that will recognize two outstanding women for their careers in public service and/or government relations.Award winners will be recognized at the 2018 WWIG Scholarship & Recognition Gala, where former Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will deliver a keynote address.
Members of the public are welcome to submit nominations for two awards:
The “Legacy Award” will honor one woman who has made significant professional
contributions throughout her career to local, state, and/or national government.
The “Rising Star Award” will honor one woman who has been in her profession for 10
years or less, but has demonstrated excellence by making an extraordinary impact in
her profession relative to her years of service.
Eligible nominees for both awards are those with roles in local, state, and/or national government, including but not limited to elected officials, public employees, and those interacting with government through the private sector. Nominations are due by 11:59pm on March 2, 2018.
Nominees will be notified of their nomination. Award recipients will be notified of their selection and invited to the WWIG 2018 Scholarship & Recognition Gala in Madison, Wisconsin on April 25, 2018.
“Every day, exceptional women in Wisconsin are working to move our state forward through public service,” said Anne Sappenfield, WWIG President. “WWIG’s Legacy and Rising Star Awards are a great opportunity to recognize the impact these women have made to make our communities better.”
Click here for the Legacy Award nomination form
Click here for the Rising Star Award nomination form