PEAK Nominations

Lifetime Achievement

A Lifetime Achievement PEAK Nominee is a female finance professional or woman in the field of finance who:
  • has 30+ years of experience;
  • demonstrates an enduring commitment to achieving excellence;
  • guides, supports and encourages the promotion of women;
  • is actively involved in her professional or personal communities; and
  • is described as a leader, ground-breaker, or visionary by her peers.

Excellence in the Private Sector

An Excellence in the Private Sector PEAK Nominee is a female finance professional or woman in the field of finance who:
  • works in the private sector;
  • demonstrates a high and quantifiable contribution to her company or industry;
  • guides, supports and encourages the promotion of women; and
  • is actively involved in her professional or personal community.

Excellence in the Public Sector

An Excellence in the Public Sector PEAK Nominee is a female finance professional or woman in the field of finance who:
  • works directly in the public or not-for-profit sector or provides services primarily to the public or not-for-profit sector;
  • demonstrates a high and quantifiable contribution to her institution or industry;
  • guides, supports and encourages the promotion of women; and
  • is actively involved in her professional or personal community.

Rising Star

A Rising Star PEAK Nominee is a female finance professional or woman in the field of finance who:
  • is under 40 years of age;
  • is an early leader who has made meaningful professional contributions that are outstanding and unique;
  • guides, supports and encourages the promotion of women; and
  • is actively involved in her professional or personal community.

Champion

A Champion PEAK Nominee is a professional of influence, either female or male who:
  • furthers the advancement of women in finance for leadership positions in management or on boards;
  • has sponsored women in finance, putting her/his reputation on the line to advocate for change and the advancement of women; and
  • is actively involved in her/his professional or personal communities.

The Champion Nominee should have at least two external references, one from a woman who has been sponsored by the Champion and another from a woman who has been positively influenced by the Champion in her career.