CanWIT to select Medal Nominees: Your consideration appreciated: Leadership Recognition & Role Models
June 28, 2012


Date: June 26, 2012

Attn: Women in Technology Community Executives

Re: Nominations for Diamond Jubilee Medals

Dear Members 

As a Division of CATAAlliance, we have been selected by the Office of the Governor General of Canada, as one of the organizations privileged to decide on the awarding of a select number of Diamond Jubilee Medals. 

We would appreciate your nomination(s) for consideration in the awarding of a special Medal, for a person who has made a significant contribution to Canada. 

The Diamond Jubilee Medals are being minted in honour of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne. 

CanWIT would appreciate your nomination by Canada Day (August 31st, 2012). 

In selecting your nominee, the criteria are that a person must: 

· be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, but need not necessarily reside in Canada; and 

· have made a significant contribution to a particular province, territory, region or community within Canada, or an achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada, 

When making your nomination, please include a brief summary of your candidate’s achievements (40 words or 250 characters). 

CanWIT will make a final selection based on the merits of the submissions, and will circulate the final nomination list. Please contact the undersigned to submit. 

We hope you take advantage of this opportunity to submit the name of a colleague for consideration. Its part of recognizing and encouraging women leadership and citizenship in our communities. 

We also encourage you to join our various LinkedIn social media networks. For executives who wish to be part of the combined CanWIT and CATA network (5000 members) please go to this URL:  

That puts you first in line for updates and peer connections.

Emily Boucher

Director of Communications & Diversity

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