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Nominations Open for the In Her Footsteps Award!

Celebrating BC Women in Sport

Photo in graphic by Bill Bain: https://www.bainphotos.com/Wrestling

Do you know a woman who has made a significant difference for girls and women in British Columbia through sport? A woman who has worked to create access and opportunities for participation in sport and recreation activities in British Columbia? A woman who inspires and motivates through her own athletic achievement, passion, and dedication? Nominate them for the In Her Footsteps award today! In Her Footsteps was created to celebrate remarkable women and their extraordinary achievement in sport. Each honouree is an inspirational leader and role model and has left a legacy for the community, province, and nation. To view the nomination information and criteria, visit: In Her Footsteps Nomination Form 2023 (sportbc.com) NOMINATION CRITERIA A woman who is currently involved, or has actively contributed to increasing opportunities in physical activity, sport or recreation and gender equity for girls and women in British Columbia:

  1. Has dedicated passion, commitment, energy, and expertise in increasing opportunities in physical activity, sport or recreation and gender equity for girls and women in British Columbia, over a period of time (not simply a medal winner).

  2. Has attained a high level of excellence or expertise that she is/has shared with others through role modeling and mentorship.

  3. Has brought honour and recognition to her community and the province of British Columbia.

  4. Must currently reside in BC and who has made most of her contributions for British Columbians or was residing in BC while contributing to the growth of physical activity, sport, or recreation in BC.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

We encourage anyone who is putting forward an application package to read the submission requirements in the nomination criteria package (see button below). All submissions must be compiled into ONE pdf file of a maximum of 5 pages:

  1. One-page nomination form all fields must be completed (see nomination package)

  2. Two-page resume which includes a chronological list of accomplishments.

  3. One letter of endorsement.

  4. One-page Summary of Accomplishments - Please answer the following question:

  • How has the nominee contributed to increasing opportunities in physical activity, sport, or recreation and gender equity for girls and women in British Columbia, and what impact has this has had on the community? (This may be completed by the nominator or the nominee)

*Any nomination package this is over 5 pages will not be accepted*


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