The Women of Europe Awards is a new initiative by the European Movement International and the European Women’s Lobby, building upon the national awards of several National European Movement Councils. The awards will be handed out to honour women striving to advance the European project in their professional or private capacity. The role of women in the European project remains largely unrecognised, and the awards will highlight the contribution of women in promoting and advancing European issues, and to increase the presence and involvement of women in debates about Europe and its future.
For the first edition of the Award in December 2016, there are two prize categories:
- Jury’s Award: Woman in Power
For women showing extraordinary leadership on a European level
- Members’ Award: Woman in Action
For women undertaking extraordinary actions at grass-root level in Europe
You can read more about our shortlisted candidates here.