June 9, 2023

The deadline for the submission of nominations for the search for Outstanding Women Leaders (OWLs) for 2020 has been set on Feb. 7, 5 p.m.
Steering committee member Imelda Bisnar said there will be no extensions and belated submission of requirements will not be permitted.
Member-judges will conduct the screening, interview, and final document assessment up to Feb. 25, with announcement of awardees tentatively set on March 8, International Women’s Day celebration at the PFVR gym.
The nominee should be a leader, able to inspire, influence, guide others in accomplishing programs for the welfare and development of Baguio City; with a significant role in the upliftment and empowerment of women, a role model, credible and respectable, has not been convicted nor a current respondent in any administrative or criminal offense, must or have been a Baguio resident for 10 years, though not necessarily continuously.
The nominee should have spearheaded a program/project or founded an organization, firm, agency or branch that benefited the city.
Incumbent politicians or political candidates during an election year cannot be nominated for the award.
Any individual or group of individuals, Baguio residents, organizations, civil society groups, government offices, barangay officials and anyone, provided they are of legal age and with extensive knowledge of the performance, attributes and accomplishments of the nominee, may nominate.
OWL nominees should accomplish and submit acknowledgment and profile form, with signature of nominee and nominator; clear passport size ID photo (taken within the last six months), clippings, photographs, certificate, other references and supporting documents.
Proof of education, certification of work history, accomplishments such as research paper, published book/s, project or any creative output, community involvement, awards received, affiliations, volunteer organizations must be attached to the nomination.
A Prosecutor’s Office or updated National Bureau of Investigation clearance must accompany the nomination including a notarized certification that she has no pending or never been found guilty or convicted of any administrative or criminal offense at the time of nomination.
All documents must be submitted in a long folder to City Social Welfare and Development Officer Betty Fangasan on or before the deadline.
Self-nomination is allowed. Nomination forms are available at the CSWDO, Upper Session Road. – Julie G. Fianza