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UNiDAYS Student Woman of the Year 2019 - Closed US

Student Woman
of the Year

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Meet the winner

We'll be giving away up to $2,900 in cash to some seriously bad-ass women and recognizing one of them as our Student Woman of the Year (S.W.O.T.Y.)

Lulus x UNiDAYS

Lulus wants everyone to reach their full potential and create a life they love! Our own brand story shows that when women work together and support each other, they can do phenomenal things, and it's our mission to bring that message to life. Empowering each other gives us all more confidence and strength, which is the most beautiful look a woman can wear.

Who we're looking for

In short: a role model for people everywhere

We're looking for female-identifying students in the US, who've made a real difference in their community. This could be any kind of contribution you find inspirational be it social, cultural, political, educational or economic. Don’t worry, you’ve got this.

How you'll be rewarded

The winner of UNiDAYS International Women's Day will get $2500!

Four runners-up will receive $100.

Meet the judging panel

Bita Goldman Bita Goldman

Bita Goldman

UNiDAYS Senior Counsel and General Manager

Bita Goldman, Esq. is the Senior Counsel and General Manager for Unidays, Inc. She has spoken on many panels and has been quoted by publications as the thought leader in successfully growing a business's bottom line profitability. In her free time, Bita provides pro-bono legal representation and advocacy for victims of domestic violence in the New York and New Jersey Area.

Kristi Krings Kristi Krings

Kristi Krings

UNiDAYS Director Of Launchpad

Kristi is the Global Head of our Launchpad program at UNiDAYS which brings life-changing opportunities to students around the world. She is a thought-leader on the subject of conscious capitalism - helping brands do good for others. She is also an award winning songwriter, was crowned Miss Montana (yas, queen), and is an international public speaker for the student non-profit, Rachel’s Challenge. Advocating for young people has been Kristi’s passion all of her career.

Liz McDonnell Liz McDonnell

Liz McDonnell

UNiDAYS Global VP Of Content

Liz has been in the vanguard of advertising and media innovation for the last ten years, leading teams at The New York Times, Huffington Post and Federated Media. Now, as the global content VP at UNiDAYS, Liz is focused on telling stories that engage and inspire a student audience. In all her roles, Liz has made mentoring and advocating for ambitious young women a priority.

Emma McAleavy Emma McAleavy

Emma McAleavy

UNiDAYS Content Strategist

A former Fulbright fellow, Emma is a passionate advocate for women’s professional development. Her interest in storytelling, publishing and product has led her to roles at Microsoft, The New York Times and now UNiDAYS. As a content strategist at UNiDAYS where she focuses on telling stories that resonate with students.

Brandi Dunham Brandi Dunham

Brandi Dunham

UNiDAYS Creative Services Director

Brandi's career over the last 10 years has been centered around brand building & Creative Marketing. She's worked with a number of high profile brands helping to craft their image and generate brand awareness. In addition to her work with brands, she's always had a passion for people, championing diversity, with a natural ability to spot potential.

Award nominations timeline

1 February 2019

Entries open

1 March 2019

Entries close

2-7 March 2019

Entries reviewed by panel

8 March 2019

Winner announced!

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Fill in the form, telling us who your nominee is (it could be yourself) and why you/they deserve to win. There's no shame in self promotion if you’re taking strides to make the world a better place.

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