Nominations are open to all women lawyers, legal practitioners, in-house counsel, candidate attorneys, final year law students, academia, NGO’s, legal advisors in business and law firms practising in South Africa. Only 8 Days to left! Closing date is 18th April 2019.
WHO CAN BE NOMINATED?
- Anyone can nominate, colleagues, peers, staff, friends, family, clients and you can nominate yourself
- Nominations are restricted to two category nominations per candidate
- Nominators who are nominating in multiple categories must complete a separate nomination form per category and provide separate copies of their curriculum vitae and letters of motivation for each category
- All nominations must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
- CLICK ON: https://www.woza.today/nomination-process to obtain your nomination form and more information
All nominations submitted shall include the following three documents:
The nomination form:
Specifying the award category, province, be duly signed; once by the nominator if the candidate is nominating herself; third party nominations must be signed by the nominator and must be accepted by the nominee;
A cover letter:
Motivating why the candidate is eligible for the award, limited to an A4 page;
An abridged curriculum vitae:
The nominee shall outline all experience and achievements relevant to the category demonstrating why she/the firm is the best candidate for the award, and only post qualifications required, limited to two A4 pages.
NOMINATION CATEGORIES INCLUDE:
WOZA awards are presented to an individual woman who displays outstanding performance in one or more of the categories below:
☐ Best Alternative Dispute Resolution woman lawyer
☐ Best human rights activist / Social justice activist / pro bono woman lawyer
☐ Best leadership and mentorship woman lawyer
☐ Best Labour woman lawyer
☐ Best Family law woman lawyer
☐ Best Mergers; Acquisitions / Tax / Finance / Banking woman lawyer
☐ Best Insolvency / Restructuring /Debt review woman lawyer
☐ Best Energy, Mining / Resources / Environmental woman lawyer
☐ Best woman, thought leader, innovation and academia in law
☐ Best Corporate lawyer practising woman lawyer
☐ Best Corporate lawyer non-practising woman lawyer
☐ Best Technology woman lawyer
☐ Best woman lawyer in Land Rights / Property / Conveyancing / Estates / Trust Administration
☐ Best woman lawyer in Heritage / Indigenous / Tourism / Conservation
☐ Best woman Student Top Achiever award
☐ Best woman Student Change Maker award
☐ Best woman Candidate Attorney Top Achiever award
☐ Best woman Candidate Attorney Change Maker award
☐ WOZA awards the WOZA ICON award to a woman lawyer who displays iconic achievements embracing thought, innovation, leadership, empowerment of other women and contribution to the law. A woman who is distinguishable from the listed individual categories above, because she exemplifies leadership and is regarded as a trailblazer.
☐ Best woman lawyer in leadership, mentorship and development of women
☐ A women only law firm (0 to 5years in practise)
☐ A Law Firm which comprises of 5 women lawyers or less
☐ A Law Firm which comprises of 6 women lawyers or more
Kindly cast your votes and circulate this message amongst your colleagues and peers, thank you.