TAMPA, Fla. — The Women’s Security Council (WSC), a network of security professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the industry, has opened nominations for its 2015 Women of the Year awards. The annual initiative is aimed at recognizing the top female professionals in the physical security industry in a variety of categories.
The WSC Women of the Year Award recipients will be honored during ISC West 2015 in Las Vegas. The winners will be formally announced at WSC’s 2015 Networking Reception. Honorees also will be profiled in a special 2015 eWSC awards newsletter and announced in an official WSC press release to be distributed at ISC West.
“We have a wonderful opportunity to recognize some of the top female talent in the security industry through the Women of the Year Awards,” said Rhianna Daniels Hile, Founding Director of the WSC. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work, dedication and support that these women have offered over the course of the year and continue to offer within the industry.”
To nominate yourself or a colleague, an online nomination form can be completed here. Honorees from the 2014 program can be reviewed here.
Nominees will be judged based on the leadership they have exhibited in the security industry and at their companies, and the ways they have given back to the women’s business community by mentoring or supporting other women in the security market. The WSC Founding Committee and select WSC members will spearhead the review process.
Nominations will close at midnight on Feb. 28, and winners will be notified in March.
WSC offers a support system to enable women in the security industry to stay competitive in today’s dynamic marketplace. WSC Is supported by leading organizations including the Security Industry Association (SIA), ISC Events, MG Design, Mobotix, Next Level Security Systems, CompassPR, Tyco and Scallop Imaging.