Most Influential Filipina Women in the World™
GLOBAL FWN100™ AWARDS
NOMINATIONS FOR THE "MOST INFLUENTIAL FILIPINA WOMEN IN THE WORLD AWARD™" (GLOBAL FWN100™) CLOSE ON 1 September 2019, 23:59 pm PST (HARD DEADLINE).
Do you know Filipina women who are disruptors, innovators, thought leaders, visionaries, policymakers, founders, emerging leaders and changemakers? NOMINATE her for the prestigious Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award™ (Global FWN100™).
Is she a fearless, passionate, purpose-driven, socially conscious Filipina woman who is creating waves in society - a forward looking leader championing a groundbreaking project that benefits the lives of others in the workplace and the community? #FilipinaDisrupter
After six years of recognizing the Most Influential Filipina Women in the United States, Filipina Women’s Network has now expanded its search worldwide. The Global FWN100™ Awards recognize women who have risen to the most influential and/or highest positions in corporations and non profit/government institutions in Africa, North America, South America, Asia, Australia, Antartica, Europe and USE their influence to better the lives of the communities where they live and work.
Questions? Find answers in the Awards FAQs.
For a list of previous Global and U.S. FWN100™™™awardees, visit the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women page.
The worldwide search is a key to FWN's strategy to execute its mission — a Filipina woman leader in every sector of the economy by 2020.
The economic sectors are:
Primary Economic Sector
Industries that produce or extract raw materials (Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Farming, Hunting, Mining, Extraction)
Secondary Economic Sector
Industries in the manufacturing of natural resources (Construction, Processing, AutoProduction, Textiles, Engineering, Energy Utilities)
Tertiary Economic Sector
Service industry (Communication Services, Government Workers, Military, Healthcare, Finance, Education, Entertainment, Wholesale, Retail, Fashion, Architecture, Interior Design, Transportation, Restaurants, Travel and Tourism)
Quaternary Economic Sector
Knowledge-based and production of information. (Information Technology, Research & Development, Consulting Services, Financial Planning, Media and Journalism)
For more information on each economic sector, visit http://www.census.gov/epcd/www/naicsect.htm
The awardees will be profiled in a special issue of the FWN Magazine released at the Filipina Leadership Global Summit and will be honored at a gala awards celebration during the 16th Filipina Leadership Global Summit on October 28-November 02, 2019 in Paris, France.
DEADLINE: 1 September 2019
NOMINATIONS FOR THE "100 MOST INFLUENTIAL FILIPINA WOMEN IN THE WORLD AWARD™" (GLOBAL FWN100™) CLOSE ON 1 september 2019, 23:59 PST (HARD DEADLINE).
If you belong on this prestigious list, or if you know of a Filipina woman who deserves to be named one of the Most Influential Filipina Women in the World, please submit your nomination by 1 September 2019, 23:59 PST (HARD DEADLINE).
Online submissions only here.
Qualified candidates will be evaluated based on the size and scope of their positions, influence in their industries and the community, board affiliations and other leadership roles. 30% of awardees will be selected each from the United States and the Philippines. Before you submit your nomination, please check the Global FWN100™ Awards™ FAQs here.
The Filipina Women's Network invites nominations in the following seven categories:
BEHIND THE SCENES LEADERS
This award category recognizes Filipina women who may not have the big title or corner office, but is a driving force behind the success of a social cause or life issue, a community organization’s project or initiative; or her employer’s organizational business unit or department. This category is also for small business owners and social enterprises who may have started a business driven by an innovative idea or a passion for service and whose surpluses are reinvested in the community. Someone who has gone beyond the call of duty to devote time, energy, and resources to advocate for those who need a voice, or support the organization she represents or works for.
EMERGING LEADERS (below age 35)
This award category recognizes Filipina women below age 35 who are making their mark in a leadership role, are on the pathway to principalship and building capacity across an organizational system. Emerging Leaders have powerful mindsets and skill sets that drive achievement for their organizations.
INNOVATORS AND THOUGHT LEADERS
This award recognizes women who have broken new ground in the marketplace, have delivered new and unique applications of emerging technology transforming the way people think, in the fields of business, sports, literature, the arts and pop culture, or have improved the lives of others by helping develop a product or service in the fields of finance, science, technology, engineering, fashion, cuisine, architecture, arts, film and entertainment. This award category is also for someone who has launched a new enterprise, a learning function or completely overhauled an existing way of doing things, resulting in new development or community initiative.
POLICYMAKERS & VISIONARIES
This award recognizes Filipina women leaders who have demonstrated exceptional business acumen combined with a forward-looking vision in the development or influencing of policies, campaigns or laws that impact business, industry, and society; leaders who enrich the lives, careers and businesses of others by sharing the benefits of their wealth, experience, and knowledge; actions that significantly change how we think and live.
Builders have demonstrated exceptional organizational impact at a large workplace environment; displaying deep passion for a cause through collaborative initiatives or alliances with institutions, corporations or nonprofit organizations on behalf of her own company. Builders demonstrate high potential and skill with measurable results at a government agency, higher education institution, nonprofit or a corporation in the public and private sectors. “Buildership” is about developing better organizations, leading broken organizations to adjust, repair, and re-align including journalistic views redefining traditional methods.
FOUNDERS & PIONEERS
This award honors Filipina women in their capacities as the chief executive, president, executive director or founder of a company, community organization, non-profit, or business venture that they helped start, build or significantly grow. This award category is for the trailblazers who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity.
This award honors Filipina women whose words, actions, and activism, inspire others to act and revolutionize society’s way of understanding traditional beliefs and customs thus leaving behind a global Filipino imprint. “Nicole,” who sparked an international dialogue about women’s rights, national sovereignty, and international law as she steadfastly pursued justice against her rapists, inspires this category.