Powerwomen Awards Submissions

Submissions are now closed.

Please click here to look at criteria; submit and pay for entries 

(Citywealth is using a new awards software)

Awards categories and criteria

Entry criteria

Any organisation or individual may enter themselves for any of the awards. Organisations may put forward entries for multiple awards as appropriate. We also welcome your nominations for any organisation or individual you think is deserving of recognition at these prestigious awards.

The judges

An independent panel of industry judges determines the winners. The shortlist is published online and online voting will take place. The online vote carries the weight of one additional judge.
Awards will go to those organisations/individuals that are recognised by peers and clients as demonstrating excellence under the relevant criteria below. Submissions should have statistics and metrics to support them:

  • Having outstanding female leadership with metrics to demonstrate growth or revenue development
  • Consistent female promotion rates
  • New initiatives to help parents with flexibility
  • Engagement with outreach initiatives aimed at black, minority and ethnic communities
  • Dynamic mentors or sponsors demonstrating the two way relationship that has been built
  • Running a successful internal women’s network
  • Specific gender programmes and communication of them internally
  • Clear policies and how they are implemented for female career advancement


General guidelines

  • The judges are looking for concise written submissions and your entry should cover as many of the listed criteria as possible
  • Please ensure you include what associations and registrations you are a member of
  • When nominating a third party, please provide as much information as possible. Contact details for the nominee are mandatory


Best practice peer exchange and entry transparency

In a move to help the market more with their gender programmes, Citywealth would like to publicise the winning entries in order to reveal practical steps for the industry to use. This will also help highlight the bestpractice of the winners. Please advise us if your entry is confidential or if you will agree to publicity.


Judging Process

Stage 1 The contest is open for submissions and companies to enter

Stage 2 The Judges review the entries and meet to agree the finalists

Stage 3 The finalists are announced

Stage 4 Public Voting – online voting opens and will count as one additional judges vote

Stage 5 Judges meet to cast final votes and agree the winners

Stage 6 The winners are announced publicly at the awards ceremony


Submission fee

All submissions are now subject to a submission fee, this must be paid before entries will be submitted to judges for review. Payable on entry link above.

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