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Engage in the tradition of excellence by entering nominations on behalf of your colleagues, clients, and peers. Nominees gain advantage of being considered first and are notified early regarding their winner status. There are no fees to enter nomination in any number of categories.


Women Leadership Awards Categories:

Global and/or Emerging Markets Corporate Leader Award Standards: CEO, Chairman, Founder of a public or private corporation who has been with the company for 3+ years, and 15+ years in the industry.

Global and/or Emerging Markets Entrepreneur Standards: Founder of a company, who has been with the organization for 3+ years, and 10+ years in the industry.

Global Institutional Investor Leader Award Standards: Senior executive of a public, corporate, foundation/endowment alternative investor, who has been with the firm for 3+ years, 15+ years in the industry.

Global Fund of Funds Investor Leader Award Standards: Senior level partner from fund of funds alternative asset manager, who has been with the organization for 3+ years, and 15+ years in the industry.

Global and/or Emerging Markets Private Equity Leader Award Standards: Founder, senior partner / founder, who has been with the organization for 5+ years, and 15+ years in the industry.

Venture Capital Leader Award Standards: Founder, senior partner, who has been with the organization for 5+ years, and 15+ years in the industry.

Diversity & Inclusion Leader Award Standards: Veteran executive for their role in advancing diversity and inclusion activities; who is with the firm for 3+ years, and advocate in the industry for 15+ years.


Women Dealmaker Leadership Awards Categories:

Global and/or Emerging Markets M&A Corporate Dealmaker Award Standards: Corporate development officer, with 15+ of M&A related experience; and, who has been with the firm for 3+ years.

Global and/or Emerging Markets M&A Investment Banker Award Standards: IB Dealmaker with 15+ years of industry experience; and who has been with the respective firm for 3+ years.

Global and/or Emerging Markets M&A Lawyer Award Standards: Lawyer with 15+ years of experience; and with respective firm for 3+ years.


Women Professional Leadership Awards Categories:

Global and/or Emerging Markets M&A Transactions Advisor Award Standards: Advisor with 15+ years of industry experience; and, who has been with the firm for 3+ years.

Restructuring (Turnaround) Advisor Award Standards: Professional with 15+ years of experience; and, who has been with the firm for 3+ years.

Global and/or Emerging Markets Corporate Lawyer Award Standards: General counsel of a corporate entity, with 15+ years of experience; and who has been with the firm for 3+ years.

Private Equity Lawyer Award Standards: Lawyer at private equity firm or advise on PE transactions with 15+ years of experience; and, has been with the respective firm for 3+ years.

Strategy Consultant Award Standards: Illustrious corporate growth or strategy consultant with 15+ years of industry experience; and who has been with the firm for 3+ years.


Independent Governance & Selection Process

Prestige stems from the integrity of the selection process. Awardees are evaluated based on her professional record of achievements, personal attributes and influence in shaping strategy and activities of their respective organizations, role in fostering diversity initiatives; as well as the industry position of their organizations such as value, team, growth, etc. Additional criteria apply for unique categories. Significantly, the process does not involve industry partners or vendors in the selection process to insure a 100% conflict-free, independent process.

Global M&A Network reserves the right to evaluate, revise or eliminate award categories.