Nominate a Woman on the Rise

Woman on the Rise Nomination

  • Do you know an up-and-coming change-maker in Columbus? Women on the Rise are strong, young women in the beginning of their careers who are dedicated to making a positive impact in our community. Nominations are now open.

    This award is closed to:
    • Current Board Members
    • Current employees of YWCA Columbus

    Deadline: Friday, December 17 at 4:00 pm

    Note: All nominations must be submitted online no later than December 17 by 4:00 pm ET. Nominations submitted by mail will not be considered.

  • Nominee Information

  • Please nominate a young woman at the beginning of her career who is dedicated to making change in her community.
  • Nominator Information

  • Nomination Information

  • Please note: If you do not receive a confirmation that your nomination has been received immediately following this submission, please contact Jessica Wichtman-Will.


    Jessica Wichtman-Will, Director of Engagement


Once nominations are submitted:

  • Nominations will be reviewed based on the criteria in the nomination form. The quantity of nominations for an individual will not impact the selection of honorees.
  • We ask respectfully that you do not contact YWCA Columbus Board of Directors or staff members regarding your nomination or the status or recommendation of your nomination. YWCA Columbus staff and Board members are not permitted to nominate potential Women on the Rise or write letters of support for nominations.
  • External communication and updates regarding selection of Women on the Rise will be shared on our website.