CATEGORY 3: EMPOWERMENT AWARDS
WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
– SPONSORED BY MINISTRY OF WOMEN, CHILDREN AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Woman Entrepreneur of the Year award recognizes innovative woman entrepreneurs who own and operate or bear principal responsibility in majority ownership of the business and are responsible for the recent performance of the
ELIGIBILITY AND JUDGING CRITERIA:
To apply for any of the awards in this category, your business should first be able to demonstrate it meets the
Judging criteria includes evidence that demonstrates that the woman entrepreneur owns and operates or bears principal responsibility in majority ownership for operating the business and for the recent performance of
Further, the entrepreneur must be able to demonstrate how she incorporates innovative traits or business
methods to position its product or service strategically in the marketplace, amongst challenges faced as a woman entrepreneur.
The owner must also demonstrate leadership traits by showing evidence of strong financial and business performance skills including sustainable practices that benefits the community and environment.
Types of SMEs that can apply for this award:
Examples of SMEs that can apply for this award includes those women who: