WoW Awards

The 2024 Top 500 Women of Work Awards celebrate extraordinary people who excel in their fields and uplift women in the extended workforce.

Top 100+ Women of Work

Do you know a remarkable woman or male advocate of women who has made a significant impact on the Extended Workforce ecosystem as an Enterprise Buyer, MSP, Supplier, or Tech Innovator?  Recognize their contributions by nominating them for the inaugural Top 500 WoW: Women of Work list and eventually one of the Eleven (11) WoW Awards handed out at the Gala on Nov 7 in MN.

2024 Top 500 Women of Work Award Nomination Process

nomination criteria


Demonstrate exceptional achievement in their field.


Actively uplift and support women in the extended workforce.


Exhibit leadership, innovation, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

WoW Awards

These remarkable individuals will be honored at the upcoming Women of Work (WoW) Gala on November 7, 2024 in Minneapolis. Don't miss this chance to celebrate their achievements and impact in uplifting women in the extended workforce.

Innovator of the Year

Awarded to a woman who has introduced groundbreaking technology or processes to the contingent workforce industry, demonstrating exceptional innovation and impact.

Leadership Excellence Award

Recognizes a woman who exemplifies outstanding leadership qualities and has made significant contributions to her organization or the contingent labor ecosystem at large.

Rising Star

Given to an emerging female leader in the contingent workforce ecosystem who shows tremendous potential for future success and influence.

Diversity & Inclusion Champion

Honors a woman who has made notable efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the contingent workforce ecosystem.

Community Impact Award

Awarded to a woman whose efforts have substantially benefited the contingent workforce community, whether through advocacy, education, or service initiatives.

Trailblazer Award

Presented to a woman who has paved new paths in the contingent workforce industry through innovative approaches and significant contributions.

Mompreneur Marvel Award

This award honors exceptional working mothers who excel in balancing career success and family life with grace and determination.

Pioneer Entrepreneur Award

Celebrates a female entrepreneur who thrives in the contingent workforce, striking a perfect balance between her professional endeavors and life outside work. This award honors her for launching or significantly expanding a business that stands as a paragon of innovation and diversity, while also showcasing her commitment to promoting well-being and work-life harmony.

HeForShe Advocacy Award

Recognizes a man who has demonstrated active and unwavering support for women in the contingent labor industry. This individual goes above and beyond to advocate for gender equality, creating spaces for women to succeed and leading initiatives that uplift and empower female professionals. His efforts challenge norms, inspire change, and significantly contribute to building a more inclusive and supportive workforce ecosystem.

Mentorship Impact Award

Celebrates an individual's commitment to guiding young women in the contingent workforce or STEM realm. This award honors both men and women who have made significant efforts in mentoring, offering not only their wisdom and support but actively creating growth and learning opportunities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics or the Extended Workforce. Their contributions have been instrumental in nurturing a new generation of female leaders, providing them with the tools they need to flourish.

Ultimate Woman of Work Award

The Ultimate Woman of Work Award represents the pinnacle of recognition within the contingent workforce space, celebrating a woman who epitomizes excellence across the board. This prestigious award is bestowed upon an individual who has not only achieved remarkable milestones in her career but has also significantly influenced the realms of diversity, innovation, and mentorship. The recipient of this award is someone who seamlessly blends professional prowess with a profound commitment to uplifting others, making substantial contributions that foster a more inclusive, innovative, and supportive industry landscape. Her personal and career achievements serve as beacons of inspiration, showcasing what can be accomplished with talent, determination, and a passion for paving the way for future generations. This award honors her holistic impact, acknowledging her indelible mark on the industry and the positive change she embodies and drives forward.›

WoW: Women of Work


April 1 – June 10, 2024


The nomination form is officially published and anyone can nominate one or more people who meet the criteria of achievement, uplifting women and is committed to diversity and inclusion.

June 17, 2024

The Top 500 Women of Work list will be officially published. The list will be made available on our website and social media channels.

June 18 – July 31, 2024

The public will have the opportunity to vote across the 11 award categories. Each voter can vote as many times as they wish in as many categories as desired.

August 5, 2024

After the voting period closes, the votes will be tallied, and the top 10 finalists for each award category will be identified. These finalists will be announced and highlighted on our platforms.


August 6 – 30, 2024

The final voting round will commence, allowing the public to vote for their favorite finalists in each category. This round will determine the ultimate winners of the 11 awards.

November 7, 2024

The winners of the 2024 Top 500 Women of Work Awards will be announced at the conclusion of the VISION+WoW Conference and Gala on November 7th at The Depot Minneapolis. The winners will be celebrated across our social media channels and website.

When nominating someone, consider their influence on promoting diversity, innovation, and mentorship as well as their career and personal achievements.
jeannine parise
Founder of ClubVMSA + WoW

Benefits of Being Nominated


Build trust & credibility and showcase your achievements


Elevate your profile among clients, peers and partners

Free tickets

Free for CW Buyers or Discounts for Provider Nominees

Table Discounts

Share your good fortune with 9 clients and colleagues

Nominate a Woman of Work Today

Do you know a powerful woman?  Someone who has made an impact within the Contingent Workforce space?  An Enterprise?  MSP?  A Woman within the Supplier community or a Technology leader?  If so, now is the time to NOMINATE them for the Top 150+ List and In-person Award ceremony at this year’s Conference + Gala on Nov 7, 2024.

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