ICW Extends Deadline for 2013 Torchbearer Awards Nominations

The Indiana Commission for Women is extending the deadline for its annual Torchbearer Awards to December 21, 2012. The State of Indiana’s most prestigious recognition of women, Indiana Torchbearers are those women who have stepped forward as leaders by breaking down barriers to women’s full participation. Recipients will be selected from a pool of nominated candidates who have overcome obstacles, made extraordinary contributions to Indiana or to their communities or been pioneers throughout their lives.
Nominations may be submitted by email. Visit www.in.gov/icw/2334.htmto download the nomination form and guidelines. Submitted nomination forms are due on or before Friday, December 21, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Recipients of the 2013 Torchbearer Awards will be announced at an Awards Ceremony on March 6, 2012.
For more information, assistance or a printed copy of nomination form, contact Kristin Garvey, Executive Director at 317-232-6720 or info@icw.in.gov.
The Indiana Commission for Women is committed to the full participation of women in all aspects of society in order to live, work and raise a family. ICW works to move Indiana women forward by understanding the needs of Indiana women and their families and by working strategically both within government and in our communities to help bring about positive solutions. We act as the voice of women, communicating their needs and concerns as well as their successes and contributions, so that they can become better connected to their communities and to the tools, resources and opportunities needed to find their own voice.