Nominations are currently closed for the Deborah Harding Women of Achievement Award.
- Nominees must be women with an acknowledged connection to Peace Corps. This includes: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and/or current or former Peace Corps Staff (U.S. direct hire or contractor).
- Nominees must have made or be making significant and lasting impact in the lives of women and girls. This can be widely interpreted to include all the different areas where one can have an impact – health, education, the environment, mentoring, sports, economic empowerment etc.
- Nominations must be supported with concrete examples that demonstrate the scope and long-term impact of the nominees' efforts to benefit women and girls in 1000 words or less.
- The nominee must be living.
- WPCL recommends that you keep your nomination confidential in case your nominee is not selected.
1. The evaluation committee will be determined by the Women of Peace Corps Legacy Awards Committee co-chairs.
2. All nominees will be evaluated against other candidate submissions.
3. Nominations will be reviewed for the unique and significant contributions of the nominees, scope or reach of their work, and their impact on women and girls.
4. Nominations are usually open for several months in the spring.
5. The award will be made to one individual and is usually presented at the National Peace Corp Association’s Peace Corps Connect Conference.