Each award is based upon a classic fairy tale story and champions a specific category of accomplishment. Up to three finalists will be named in each of the nine fairy tale categories. The nine winners are then eligible for the Cinderella to CEO™ Award.
Snow White Award
Solved a problem by uniting hearts and minds in an innovative way.
Little Red Riding Hood Award
Utilized her position and her voice to uplift others.
Beauty and the Beast Award
Had a vision to transform a seemingly hopeless situation into a beautiful opportunity.
The winner performed an outstanding, ethical act which brought positive recognition to another individual, community or organization.
Sleeping Beauty Award
The winner improved access, promoted equity by extending services to vulnerable populations particularly through mechanisms that promote social inclusion.
Swim with the Swans Award
The winner is a visionary that has developed a product or a system that has fundamentally improved the environment by disrupting the status quo in a positive way.
Climbing the Beanstalk Award
The winner has cultivated an innovative improvement to the workplace to enhance work-life balance.
Hansel & Gretel Teamwork Award
The winners used extraordinary foresight and vision to blaze a new path and navigate tenuous circumstances. This category is open to multiple individuals working as a team.
Grand Prize: Cinderella CEO Award
The winner has instituted a remarkable transformation of her work life, home life, or community.