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Call for Nominations for 2023 Women of Consequence Awards

For Immediate Release: 11/29/2022 12:56 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/29/22
MEDIA CONTACT: Amy Peterson, PetersonA@worcesterma.gov, 508-799-1175 X31317

Call for Nominations for 2023 Women of Consequence Awards

Worcester – Nominations are now being accepted for the 24th annual Woman of Consequence and the 20th annual Young Woman of Consequence awards, presented by the City of Worcester Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (ACSW).

The 2023 Young Woman of Consequence Award Winner will receive a $10,000 ($2,500/year) scholarship towards tuition at Assumption University. Additionally, all nominees for the Young Woman of Consequence Award will be eligible for a scholarship in the amount of $4,000 ($1,000/year) towards tuition at Assumption University should they choose to attend Assumption University.

The deadline for nominations is midnight Jan. 20, 2023. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Wednesday March 8, 2023. 

Nominees for the Woman of Consequence Award must meet the following criteria:

  • Exceptional leadership
  • Demonstrated dedication and compassion resulting in positive change
  • Outstanding role models of community engagement
  • Live, work or volunteer in the City of Worcester
  • Willing to serve as a mentor to present and future young/women of consequence awardees
  • Must be available for an acceptance speech at the award ceremony

Nominees for the Young Woman of Consequence Award must show leadership and tangible results as an agent of change in the City of Worcester and meet the following criteria:

  • Currently a junior or senior in high school
  • Reside in Worcester
  • Demonstrate dedication and leadership abilities
  • Must agree to give acceptance speech for the award ceremony

The 2023 Woman of Consequence nomination form is available at https://forms.gle/svY5SE1WEGD99BTg7

The 2023 Young Woman of Consequence Award self-nomination form is available at

https://forms.gle/tKASMFYeMDox4CVj7

For questions or technical difficulties, contact ACSW Staff Liaison Jayna Turchek, at humanrights@worcesterma.gov.

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