2020 Rise Awards Shortlisted Nominees

Change Maker
  1. Erin Day
  2. Alexandra Babbel
  3. Amber Hall
  4. Alison Yesilcimen
  5. Justina LeeStolz
  6. Michael Buffett
  7. Kwame Boateng
  8. Donna & Danielle Scheven
  9. Lenetta Parry
  10. Karyn MacKenzie
  11. Carrie Broughton
  12. Jamie Wood
Woman of The Year
  1. Karen Mason
  2. Pamela Pearson
  3. Nikki Csek
  4. Tracey Cochrane
  5. Julie Michaud-Angelatos
  6. Christy Lovig
  7. Nicole Rustad
  8. Jane Hoffman
  9. Camille Saltman
  10. Laura Draycott
  11. Renee Merrifield
  12. Deborah Klassen
  13. Maxine DeHart
  • Nominations for the Rise Awards are open to the public, living/working in the immediate Kelowna area
  • Self-nominations welcome!
  • Standing KWIB Board Members ineligible for consideration
  • All Shortlisted Finalists will be notified via email
  • All Finalists will be required to:
    • Submit a Letter of Good Standing from their Accountant (business owners), or Letter of Reference from an Employer, Professor, or Teacher
    • Register and purchase ticket(s) online to attend the awards event
    *Failure to do any of the above will forfeit eligibility for judging consideration
  • The Kelowna Women in Business Board of Directors reserves the right to shortlist Finalists
  • Judging panel will consist of representatives from KWIB Board of Directors, Charity Partners, and Sponsors
  • Click here for the 2022 Awards.