The Trust Women Award is part of the Trust Women Conference, a joint venture between Thomson Reuters Foundation and the International Herald Tribune, dedicated to forging real solutions to challenges faced by women worldwide.
Administered by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and judged by distinguished members of the Trust Women Advisory Board, the award seeks to celebrate an innovator whose bold thinking and high-impact work has helped women defend and advance their rights. Nominees will be judged on the groundbreaking nature of their work, its impact and scalability.
The winner will be acknowledged through Reuters and IHT channels, including a profile in the IHT, and will receive a cash prize of $5,000 to help further their work.
The closing date for entries is Monday, 8 October, 2012. Shortlisted nominees will be notified in late October. The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, 4 December 2012 in London.
How to enter?
This application form is designed to help you to describe how your nominee's initiative or project has made a significant difference on the ground in promoting women's rights. We are accepting self-nominations.