This story originally ran on the Chicago Business Journal.

Do you know an outstanding woman in business?

The Chicago Business Journal is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Women of Influence awards.

We will honor women business leaders who innovate, succeed and pay it forward. We’re looking for business women from any industry in the Chicago metropolitan area who stand out both for their achievements in the marketplace as well as for their commitment to community and mentoring.

To be eligible, a nominee must live and/or work in the Chicago metropolitan area at a for-profit or nonprofit entity (no government employees).

More than 30 women were recognized as part of last year’s Women of Influence program. Please note that past honorees are not eligible for repeat selection, but we encourage you to pay it forward and nominate one of the deserving women in your network.


Click here to read about last year’s winners.


The deadline for nominations is Nov. 8, 2017. Honorees will be selected by a panel of advisers and editors at American City Business Journals, the parent company of The Chicago Business Journal.

Our Women of Influence will be recognized with coverage in the Chicago Business Journal, as well as a special reception (details to be announced).

To nominate yourself or a deserving candidate, visit our online nomination form.

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