The Croatian Women of Influence Award recognizes successful women, and future leaders, from around the world, who share Croatian ancestry and heritage. This award celebrates achievement, inspires action and champions younger generations of women to realize their potential contribution to bettering the world around them.
Nominations are open to women of Croatian descent residing in the Republic of Croatia, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and those living in Croatian diaspora communities outside of the Republic of Croatia.
Nominees must demonstrate leadership, innovation and, for those living outside of Croatia, Croatian community contributions in order to be considered as an award contender. All nomination packages must include a short one-page biography, nominee photo and letter of recommendation highlighting the achievements and influence of the nominee with particular emphasis on leadership, innovation and community contribution.
Nominees under consideration for the Future Leader Awards must be between the ages of 16-20 in 2019 and their nominations must highlight recent accomplishments of the last two calendar years.
Nominees under consideration for the Croatian Women of Influence Award must be at least 21 years of age in 2019 and will be accepted in the following categories:
- Arts & Culture
- Leadership & Innovation
- Science & Technology