Nomination Requirements

(Deadline of November 16, 2019):

Nominees must be age 35 or under by submission deadline.

Nominees must be making a 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.

Nominees must be women with an acknowledged connection to Peace Corps. This includes: Currently serving or Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and/or current or former U.S.-based Peace Corps Staff.

Nominations must demonstrate a clear connection between the nominees’ Peace Corps experience and their current work. How did the nominees’ Peace Corps experience inspire their commitment to serving women and girls? 

Nominations must show demonstrated success and impact. Testimonials are highly encouraged.

Please direct any questions to



We are no longer accepting nominations for our 2020 award. Please check back with us in Summer 2020 for our next application cycle.

Thank you!