Career Woman of the Year Award

The Sanford BPW Career Woman of the Year award is presented annually to a local woman who has made a significant contribution to others, her community, her state, and/or her nation. Nominee applications are reviewed based performance as a business or career woman, as well as involvement in community, humanitarian and/or religious activities.  Specifically, nominees are considered based on their ability to:

  1. Elevate the standards for women in business and their profession,
  2. bring about a spirit of cooperation among business and professional women,
  3. promote the interests of business and professional women, and
  4. extend opportunities to women through education along the lines of industrial, scientific, and vocational activities.


  • Nominees must be employed.
  • Nominees do not have to be a member of BPW.

To nominate yourself or someone else, please complete the following application: