By nominating an individual for San Diego Magazine’s Celebrating Women Awards, sponsored by Copia Wealth Management, you will be giving them the opportunity to be honored for their achievements. We thank you in advance for nominating each woman and wish you luck! Please note, by nominating an individual, they are not guaranteed an award or listing within San Diego Magazine.

The nomination criteria are as follows:

Who is eligible?

Nominees must be outstanding members of the community and a resident of San Diego County.

Who can nominate?

Any individual, 18 years or older, is eligible to nominate a candidate.

Nomination deadline:  Nominations must be received by September 3, 5:00pm PST.

Categories are as follows

Woman of the Year - One individual will be named Woman of the Year out of all qualified nominees across the other four categories.

Industry Leader - This award recognizes an individual who is a dynamic and passionate leader, and who has a positive influence on others and works tirelessly for causes near and dear to her heart. This category honors a woman who has successfully executed on a strategy and transformed a business or brand.

Military Service - This award recognizes a woman who has been on active military duty who inspires others with her vision, leadership, and achievement.

Non Profit Visionary - This honor is awarded to an outstanding individual in recognition of her influential service and special contributions to the community or a charitable organization. This category honors a woman who has made an extraordinary effort, and has had an extraordinary impact on others.

Rising Star - This award is designed for a woman who is making a mark at the early stages of her career.


Judging/Award Committee:  The award committee is comprised of previous years’ Celebrating Women honorees.

Method of Selecting Award Recipient:  The award committee will use a rating scale of 1 to 5 in each category, with 5 being the highest rating. Each nominee will be rated in the following categories:

  • Leadership
  • Community Involvement
  • Influence
  • Accomplishment

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