Nominations Sought for Woman Entrepreneur Award

Nominations Sought for Woman Entrepreneur Award

The Wyoming Council for Women (WCW) is seeking nominations for outstanding female entrepreneurs across the Cowboy State for recognition with the annual ‘Woman Entrepreneur Award.’

“Female entrepreneurs impact economies and families in every single community in Wyoming,” Jennifer Wilmetti, Wyoming Council for Women chair said. “It requires tremendous courage and a belief in self that the Wyoming Council for Women celebrates. We encourage women entrepreneurs, as well as their families, friends and colleagues, to submit an application so we can recognize and celebrate the amazing Wyoming women helping to drive our local economies. ”

“Given the ongoing impact that COVID-19 is having on business owners across the state, we believe it is more important than ever to salute their courage, grit, and hard work,” Wilmetti said.

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The ‘Woman Entrepreneur Award’ recognizes woman-owned businesses in Wyoming and is designed to increase the attention to, and recognition of, the contribution female entrepreneurs make to Wyoming’s economy. Applications are now available by clicking here.

Nominees must be women who own or operate a Wyoming-based business that has operated continuously for at least three years. Nominees may nominate themselves or be nominated by another individual. Along with recognition on the WCW website and social media and statewide media outlets, the award will be provided at a recognition ceremony in the recipient’s business location city. The deadline for 2021 nominations is June 30, 2021.

To submit an application or for questions about the award, contact WCW Chair Jennifer Wilmetti at Jennifer.wilmetti@wyoboards.gov.

About the Wyoming Council for Women
The Wyoming Council for Women is a 13-member council with representation from each of the nine judicial districts, four at-large members and an additional ex-officio member from the Department of Workforce Services. The Women’s Council focuses on issues that improve the status of women in Wyoming. Members are appointed by the Governor and work is funded by the Wyoming State Legislature. For more information, visit www.wyomingwomenscouncil.org or www.facebook.com/WyoWomensCouncil/.