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Application process

We invite your company to participate in our next Gender Mainstreaming Awards. There are various categories to fit in with the level of diversity that your company is currently at.

As gender diversity is still fairly new worldwide we understand that many companies are just starting on their journey. Do not be put off by this. You are encouraged to use the awards as a springboard to further achievements. There is no cost to submitting an application. All applications are done online on the Enrolment Form tab.  

 

Participation is open for companies that have started putting in place strategies for gender mainstreaming or that have achieved success in gender mainstreaming in South Africa and/or internationally..  

 

Steps involved in the application process:

STEP 1

Complete the application by 25 June 2018.  Either online or by downloading a copy of the entry form onto word and completing the document.  If entry forms are downloaded, please e-mail the completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

STEP 2

Applicants are shortlisted by the judges.(Refer to our awards criteria)

STEP 3

Shortlisted companies are interviewed by the judges on 2-6 July 2018, depending on which categories were entered. (See below for dates)

STEP 4

Notification of finalists for the Gender Mainstreaming Awards ceremony -  17 July 2018.

Finalists submit hi-res company logo.

Finalists agree to use of logos for marketing purposes (specifications to be provided).

STEP 5

Gender Mainstreaming Awards – 6 September 2018.

 

Judging Dates

2 July

Investing in Young Women

 

Women Empowerment in the Community

 

Economic Empowerment

 

 3 July

Women Empowerment in the Workplace

  

Equal Representation and Participation

Private Sector and Government Departments

 

Diversity and Transformation

 

Women and Disability

Private Sector and Government Departments

 

 4 July

Women Empowerment in the Workplace

Private Sector and Government Departments

 

5 July

Women on Boards

 

Women in Multinationals

 

Mainstreaming Human Rights - Government Departments

6 July

Gender Reporting by JSE Listed-Companies

 

We reserve the right to
 
  • increase the number of days for judging and
  • increase the categories and allocate additional judges
  • merge categories where appropriate
 
depending on the number of shortlisted companies 

 

It is a condition of entry that the

  • finalists attend the Awards event
  • Gender Mainstreaming Champion attends the following event as Ambassadors and hands over the Gender Mainstreaming Trophy to the next winner as per the precedent set by the previous winners.  Business Engage will meet with the Gender Mainstreaming Champion to discuss process.
 

 

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