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Mujer Award Call for Nominations


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Through its annual Mujer Award, NHLI recognizes the sustained lifetime achievement of two Hispanic women (National and Regional) who have served their communities and acted with justice, love, and the deepest of price in their culture. NHLI recognizes the sustained lifetime achievements of Hispanic woean who have served the Hispanic community of the United States and embody the values and philosophy of NHLI as stated in the eligibility criteria.

To nominate a candidate, fill out the pdf of the nomination form for either a National or Regional Mujer Awardee. The online form will be available shortly.

NOMINATION CRITERIA

The National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI), the nation’s premier leadership organization for Latinas, will recognize the sustained lifetime achievements of Hispanic women who have served the Hispanic community of the United States and embody the values and philosophy outlined below.

★ She is a living symbol of NHLI’s philosophy “creating positive global change and a pluralistic society through personal integrity and ethical leadership.”

★ Throughout her life, she has sustained a clear vision for the future of the Hispanic community and the actions of
her life have consistently reflected that vision.

★ Undaunted by difficulties, she has been faithful to herself and her beliefs and has acted with integrity.

★ Through the years, she has evolved with the times and has maintained herself grounded in the present social, economic and political environment.

★ She is a collaborative leader who inspires and motivates others and gets the task accomplished.

★ She understands her personal power but shares it easily with those whose lives she has touched. She values life,
maintains joy, kindness, calmness and inner peace.

★ This woman has empowered many over the years through her service. She has acted with justice, love and deep
pride in her culture.

The Awards will be presented at NHLI’s Mujer Awards Gala on November 4, 2011 in Los Angeles, California following the Annual Executive Leadership Training Conference.

PURPOSE
To honor the outstanding commitment and contributions made by Hispanic women to their communities and to bring national attention to the recipient's work.

National Award
The award will honor the sustained lifetime achievement of a Latina who has made a significant contribution to the empowerment and well-being of the Hispanic community at the national level.

Regional Award
The award will honor a Latina who has had an impact on her community. The award will bring national attention to the recipient’s regional work.

Click here to download nomination form.

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