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3rd Annual Awards recognize accomplished and emerging leaders

Toronto, ON, Canada & Zagreb, Republic Croatia, September 26, 2017 – The Croatian Women’s Network/Mreža Hrvatskih Žena announced today that nominations for the third annual Croatian Women of Influence Award and Future Leaders Award are now open.

The Croatian Women of Influence Award recognizes leadership, innovation and community impact of women of Croatian ancestry and will be conferred to distinguished women from the Republic of Croatia and the vast Croatian diaspora. A Future Leaders award is conferred to enterprising young women from the ages of 16-20. Winners have the opportunity to partner with a network champion and mentor to assist them in developing their projects and future undertakings.

“We are committed to showcasing the important contributions of Croatian women in all facets of society,” said Caroline Spivak, Founder of Croatian Women’s Network/Mreža Hrvatskih Žena and the Croatian Women of Influence awards. “Our mission is to raise awareness of distinguished Croatian women globally for their work in academia, arts and culture, business, leadership and innovation to our military service people and those in our religious orders, the exponential impact of these extraordinary women is remarkable and inspires us all to strive to achieve more.

“Croatian Women of Influence are a key export and are remarkable brand elevators for Croatia.”

Nomination forms are available at and will be accepted up until midnight local time on Friday, October 27, 2017.

Awards will be presented at a gala event on International Women’s Day, Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Zagreb, Republic of Croatia following a day-long conference: Advancing Women, Advancing Economies. Realize the Potential!

In the last two years just some 50 women were selected and recognized for their world-leading contributions. Winners hail from the republic of Croatia and from Croatian diaspora communities in Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Italy, South America, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates.

The Croatian Women’s Network/Mreža Hrvatskih Žena ( is a forum for the advancement and empowerment of women. The Croatian Women’s Network and the Croatian Women of Influence Award connect distinguished women of Croatian ancestry from around the world to celebrate their achievements and to inspire, champion and mentor younger generations.

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