Deadline for Nominations:

The Women’s Infrastructure Network will recognize two outstanding women in Canada.

A Woman in Infrastructure is defined for the purpose of this award as encompassing: a woman operating in a role related to the provision of infrastructure needed for a country, region or organization to function properly. This includes the entire spectrum of the industry, for example members of public agencies, infrastructure and pension funds, commercial and investment banks, law firms, financial advisory, architecture, design, engineering and construction firms, and any other roles required throughout the lifecycle of an infrastructure asset.

Eligibility Criteria for Nominees

The nominee, to be eligible to receive one of the awards, must meet the following criteria and be:

  • A woman in the field of infrastructure
  • A resident of Canada for at least one year and,
  • Must be currently working in an infrastructure-based role within the industry.

How to Nominate Someone

  1. Ensure the nominee meets the eligibility criteria
  2. Complete the attached nomination form.
  3. Provide a statement of support outlining how the nominee fulfills each of the attached criteria for the award (maximum two pages).
  4. Include a biography of the nominee (one page maximum)
  5. Include two letters of support for the nominee (up to one page each — maximum)
  6. Submit a high resolution photo of the nominee (larger than wallet size).
  7. Submit the nomination package to WIN by email to WINAwardsCanada@womensinfrastructure.ca by

Awards Criteria

WIN Outstanding Leader Award

  • Meets the eligibility criteria above;
  • Works in a role related to infrastructure;
  • Excels in her field, and is paving the way for more women to follow in her footsteps;
  • An excellent track record within her current and previous organizations;
  • Her drive and performance facilitates the professional development, advancement and support of women in the infrastructure sector;
  • Is actively involved in her professional and local community; and
  • Role model and supports professional development of women.

This award is for female professionals who shape the world we live in through their work in the infrastructure industry, and are trailblazers for women in the infrastructure sector.

WIN Emerging Leader Award

  • Meets the eligibility criteria above;
  • Less than 15 years of experience and/or is under 40 years of age;
  • Works in a role related to infrastructure;
  • An early leader who has made meaningful professional contributions that are outstanding and unique;
  • Guides, supports and encourages in the development of others or the promotion of women, in particular in the infrastructure field;
  • Is actively involved in her professional and local community; and
  • Role model and supports professional development of women.
  • This award is for female professionals who are showcasing to be emerging leaders of the infrastructure industry of tomorrow.

This award is for female professionals who are showcasing to be emerging leaders of the infrastructure industry of tomorrow.

Process for Nominations

  • Nominations can be submitted by the nominees themselves, or by another individual.
  • Any nominations submitted in previous years will need to be resubmitted in order to be considered for the 2017 awards.

To nominate for the 2017 Women’s Infrastructure Awards please complete this form and submit the necessary information as requested.

If you have any problems uploading your nomination, please contact WINAwardsCanada@womensinfrastructure.ca.