Indiana Commission for Women Seeks
Nominations for the 10th Anniversary Torchbearer Awards
The Indiana Commission for Women
(ICW) is seeking nominations for the 10th Anniversary Torchbearer
Torchbearers are the State of Indiana’s most prestigious recognition of women. They have stepped forward as leaders by breaking
down barriers to women’s full participation. “These women are lasting
legacies for us all by overcoming immense challenges with courage, perseverance
and compassion,” said Kristin Svyantek Garvey, Executive Director of the
Indiana Commission for Women Board of Commissioners. “They serve as inspiration
for others by facing tough choices, demonstrating character and making
significant contributions to their communities and to the State of Indiana.”
will be selected from a pool of nominated candidates who have overcome obstacles,
made extraordinary contributions or been pioneers throughout their lives. Selection
will be based on the recipients’ demonstrated achievement in the areas of their
professional careers, community leadership and/or public service. Recipients
must be living at the time of their nomination. Nominations will be evaluated
with considerable attention given to those women who have been pioneers, have
removed barriers and/or have made a considerable impact to the advancement of
women in Indiana.
Visit www.in.gov/icw/2334.htm to download the nomination form and guidelines. Submitted
nomination forms are due on or before Friday, December 20, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
EST. Recipients of the 10th Anniversary Torchbearer Awards will be
announced at an Awards Ceremony in March 2014.
For more information, assistance or a printed copy of nomination
form, contact Kristin Garvey, Executive Director at 317-232-6720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Indiana Commission for Women
The Indiana Commission for Women is committed to the full
participation of women in all aspects of society in order to live, work and
raise a family. ICW works to move Indiana women forward by understanding
the needs of Indiana women and their families and by working strategically both
within government and in our communities to help bring about positive
solutions. We act as the voice of women, communicating
their needs and concerns as well as their successes and contributions, so that they can become better connected to
their communities and to the tools, resources and opportunities needed to find
their own voice.