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Call for Nominations for the Annual Women of Influence Awards


For Immediate Release                               

Monday, May 23, 2016                    

GO Topeka
Glenda Washington, vice president entrepreneurial and minority business development, 785.234.2644

Call for Nominations for the Annual Women of Influence Awards

TOPEKA, Kan., May 23, 2016: The Women’s Initiative Committee will be hosting the Third Annual Women of Influence Awards on Wednesday, August 24th, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Capitol Plaza Hotel, Emerald Ballroom, 1717 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS.

The committee is currently accepting award nominations. The nominees are women that have demonstrated excellence in serving and representing the community on a local, state or national level. These dynamic women will be celebrated in the following six categories. They are: Woman of Achievement, Outstanding Entrepreneur, Mentorship, Community Service, Education and Rising Star. The criteria for each category are provided in the nomination form attached or on the GO Topeka website at GO Topeka will contact the nominees to ask them to provide further information addressing the specific selection criteria.

Complete the nomination form and e-mail to: or fax to 785.234.8656. The deadline for nominations is 4:00 p.m., Friday, June 17, 2016.

Please mark your calendar and plan to join us on August 24th as we celebrate these Women Making a Difference in Topeka and Shawnee County. RSVP here, call 785.231.6000 or email to confirm your reservation.

About GO Topeka
GO Topeka is a private not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing economic development in Topeka and Shawnee County by attracting new businesses, facilitating expansions and enhancing the business acumen of small business owners and entrepreneurs. Since 2002, GO Topeka has generated 11,000 new and retained jobs and $1.3 billion in capital investments. For additional information, visit


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