Women of Influence 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Women of Influence programme. Entering its fourth year, the programme sets out to identify, recognise and celebrate influential women shaping New Zealand.

As a result of encouragement and support the programme continues to grow. Last year the Women of Influence Forum was introduced for aspiring leaders and its success ensures it will be held again this year.

New events and insights will be released over the next few months from the programme and past winners. Key dates for 2016 are available below.

Enter Now

To make a nomination or enter yourself for a Women of Influence Award, complete an online entry form by 15 July 2016. Check out the Nomination and Entry Guide for more details and tips for submitting your entry.

Join the conversation on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook #WOINZ

Key dates:

Women of Influence Awards

1st June - Women of Influence programme launch, nominations open

15th July – Nominations close

22nd August – Finalists announced

12th October – Women of Influence awards gala dinner

Kate Sheppard Women of Influence Lecture

28th July – Massey University, Wellington

Women of Influence Forum – ‘Turning ideas into action, investing in yourself’

12th October – 8.30am – midday


- About the awards: Find out more about the awards – how it ticks and the key dates to watch out for.

- The judges and criteria: We’ve got a stellar line up of inspiring leaders as preeminent judges for each award category. View their profiles and view the full criteria.

- Women of Influence Forum: Don’t miss out on your chance to hear from some of New Zealand and Australia’s most senior female leaders at this event.

- Kate Sheppard Lecture: Find out more about this new fixture on the Women of Influence events calendar.

- Women of Influence Alumni: Meet our alumni of amazing winners and finalists from the last three years.