Woman of the Year Nomination Form
Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP

Purpose of the Award
The Woman of the Year (WOY) Award recognizes one extraordinary woman who has made significant contributions to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community through leadership and service.  The winner of the award is acknowledged by the Branch at the annual Woman of the Year Coronation ceremony. The winner later represents the Branch in the North Carolina NAACP statewide Woman of the Year competition. The purpose of the statewide competition is to assist the North Carolina NAACP with critical financial support to carry out the work of the NAACP. 

A candidate must satisfy the below in order to be nominated:
- Reside or work in either Chapel Hill or Carrboro, NC.
- Hold membership with the NAACP.
- Be comfortable with competing at the state level for NAACP Woman of the Year. At this level, one would need to pursue fundraising activities.

The WOY Award Committee uses the following criteria to evaluate applicants:
- Community Involvement: Demonstrated a commitment to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community through a track record of service and community support that champions the interests and needs of women, children, and people of color; efforts have enhanced the lives of local citizens.
- Contributions to Women of Color: Demonstrated, consistent leadership as a role model and mentor for women of color; efforts have made a significant contribution that helped break barriers and/or create opportunities.

Please provide the following information about the nominee:
  • Please check all that apply
  • - A summary of the nominee’s activities, service, or leadership contributing to the enhancement of women, children, and people of color.

    - The nominee’s resume or curriculum vita.
    - Photos, media coverage, statements from community members, or other items.
    - Letter(s) of support. The letter(s) of support should be included in the nomination packet as a single PDF file attachment.
  • Contact information for the person(s) making the nomination:

  • - -
  • Deadline

    March 31, 2021
  • Questions

    If you have questions or concerns, please contact the WIN Committee Co-Chairs at wincommittee5689@gmail.com.