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.

The Awards

Solved a problem by uniting hearts and minds in an innovative way.

Snow White Award

Solved a problem by uniting hearts and minds in an innovative way.

Little Red Riding Hood Award

Nominated for her ability to produce under pressure.

Rapunzel Award

Utilized her position and her voice to uplift others.

Solved a problem by uniting hearts and minds in an innovative way.

Beauty and the Beast Award

Had a vision to transform a seemingly hopeless situation into a beautiful opportunity.

Thumbelina Award

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.

Solved a problem by uniting hearts and minds in an innovative way.

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.

"I'm living a fairy tale, but not the one I expected. Like many women, my life didn't turn out to be the storybook I pictured as a girl. But I still believe in fairy tales!"

~ Cary Broussard

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