The Lizzie Nomination Process

How to Nominate

  • All Lizzie nominations must be submitted using the form below.
  • Nominations must be received by March 31, 2020.
  • A head shot of the nominee is required as part of this process.
  • Applications must be completed in full to be considered (don’t worry – there is a ‘Save & Continue’ option at the bottom of the form.

Who Can Be Nominated?

  • Any individual or organization (other than relatives) may nominate an individual for the Lizzie Leadership Award.
  • Nominations are open to all women who reside, are employed, or are active in East Tennessee.
  • The three nominees chosen as finalists must be available to attend the day of the Summit (June 12th) as our guest.
  • Current members of the Ignite Women’s Leadership Council and Ignite staff are not eligible for nomination.

Information for Finalists

  • Chosen finalists will also be invited, as our guest, to the VIP Reception on the prior Thursday evening to meet with our Speakers, the Council and other guests.
    • Nominators, we suggest you share this with the person you are nominating to ensure they will be available. We understand you may want this to be a surprise, and for them not to know if not chosen to be finalists, however, a heads up is better than a panic.

Questions or Concerns?

  • If you have any questions regarding the Lizzie nomination process or the Ignite Succeed Women’s Leadership Summit, please contact Wendy Barrett.
  • If you experience issues with the Lizzie nomination form or the save and continue, please contact the webmaster.
  • Need more information about the Lizzie Leadership Award?  Click here to learn more.

The Lizzie Nomination Form

To nominate an individual for the Lizzie Cozier French Women’s Leadership Award, please complete the information below.

  • I. Nominee Information

  • II. Criteria:

    In the following section please tell us in detail how the nominee meets the award criteria as a bold, persistent, and forward-thinking female leader. Include up to 3 examples.
  • Provide a 150-word bio of your nominee that can be used in press materials and at the award presentation:
  • Please include a head shot of your nominee for publication in the Summit Program - a high resolution image please.
    Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf.
  • III. Nominator Information

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
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