Nominate an Influential Woman

Nominate an Influential Woman in Manufacturing

Influential Women in Manufacturing is a program focused on recognizing and honoring women who are making a difference in the manufacturing space.

Nominations are now closed for the 2020 class of Influential Women in Manufacturing.

The announcement of the honorees will take place in early May.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please don't hesitate to contact us by email

Frequently Asked Questions About Influential Women in Manufacturing

What is typically the deadline for nominations?

The nomination period is typically January 1-March 31.

Does an Influential Woman in Manufacturing have to live in the U.S.?

Not at all! We have several IWIM honorees who are in Europe.

What are the criteria for nominating an IWIM?

Age is no limit and she can serve at any level of the manufacturing organization, from plant-floor technician to C-suite officer.

Can I nominate more than one woman?

Of course you can!

Is my company allowed to submit multiple nominations for the same person? 

Yes, your company can. We have seen that happen before.

How can I prepare to complete the nomination form?

We ask several questions on the nomination form including the nominator's name, address, and email as well as the nominee's name, address, phone number, company, and industry or sector served. We also ask the following questions, which should be in answered in no more than 3-4 sentences.
  • How is she an influential woman in manufacturing?
  • How has she fostered the growth of other women in manufacturing?
  • What has she accomplished that has moved her company, department, or team forward?