2022 Categories

Leadership in Business

This award will honour a woman or group of women who display leadership and a commitment to excellence in the workplace. She has made a significant and sustained difference in Southern Saskatchewan while leveraging her achievements and business acumen to facilitate change and create opportunities. She demonstrates respect for, and engagement with her community, clients and colleagues. She may be a CEO, senior executive, professional, entrepreneur or leader in her chosen field or profession. 

Social Action & Advocacy

This award will honour a woman or group of women who are leading social action, volunteering and humanitarianism in the community. She dedicates her career, time, or personal interests toward lending a hand to organizations and causes in the community. She has made a significant and sustained difference in Southern Saskatchewan while leveraging passion, position, and desire to enact change through inspiring, educating, and creating action toward the causes she cares about. She motivates others to use their voice, take action and make change in the community. She may be a CEO, director, leader, volunteer or visionary, working in the non-profit sector or otherwise. 

Women in Non-Traditional Roles

This award will honour a woman or group of women who are breaking ground and displaying leadership in a role that is considered non-traditional. Non-traditional is defined as any occupation in which women make up 25% or less of the total workforce. She has made a significant and sustained difference in the Southern Saskatchewan area. She works to create opportunities for women in her chosen industry or field, uplifting them to succeed in these non-traditional roles. She may work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, agriculture, farming, trades and construction or any other non-traditional industry. 

Education, Training & Development

This award will honour a woman or group of women who inspire a passion for lifelong learning and development in those around her. She has made a significant and sustained difference in the Southern Saskatchewan area. She contributes through practice, research or administration in a learning environment including the education system, employee training and development, community education and/or alternative programs. She motivates others to gain knowledge, set goals or seek opportunities. She may be an academic, educator, administrator or other champion of learning. 

Indigenous Resurgence in Action

This award will honour a woman or group of women who are answering the call for Indigenous cultural resurgence and reconciliation. She has made a significant and sustained difference in Southern Treaty 4 area of Saskatchewan through her commitment to reestablishing cultural practices which may include language revitalization, ceremonial teachings and programming, along with advocacy on Treaty and Inherent rights recognition,reconciliation actions in community conversation, relationship building and making a difference. She may be part of a group or working independently to advocate and find a new way forward. She inspires, motivates, and leads by action to create the change she wants to see. 

Research, The Sciences & Technology

This award will honour a woman or group of women who have made a dedicated pursuit of scientific, technological, and or research based discoveries. She has made a significant and sustained difference in the Southern Saskatchewan area. She is highly respected in her field and is a sought-after visionary whose approach to her industry and/or program signifies her leadership and critical thinking abilities. She may be a scientist, researcher, senior administrator or other leader. 

Young Women of Distinction

This award will honour a young woman or group of women between the ages of 14 to 25 in the Southern Saskatchewan area who have made a significant and sustained difference in her chosen field of work, education, or volunteering. She demonstrates leadership, maturity and compassion. She has made a significant difference through her commitment to a cause or pursuit of a personal dream while showing perseverance, innovation and a keen understanding of community issues.