Each award is based upon a classic fairy tale story and champions a category of accomplishment. Up to three semi-finalists will be named in each of the nine fairy tale categories. Judges will choose nine finalists, who are then eligible to win the grand prize, Cinderella to CEO™ Award.
Snow White Award
Solved a business problem or created a business opportunity by uniting hearts and minds in an innovative way.
Red Riding Hood Award
Utilized her voice to uplift others.
Beauty and the Beast Award
Transformed a seemingly hopeless situation into a beautiful opportunity.
The winner performed an outstanding, ethical act, bringing positive results to an individual, community or organization.
Sleeping Beauty Award
Improved access to services that improved social and economic opportunities in an innovative way for vulnerable population or group(s).
Swim with the Swans Award
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
Cultivated an innovative business model or system that improved the workplace by enhancing work-life balance opportunities.
Hansel & Gretel Teamwork Award
The team 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 grand prize winner "never gives up," and has instituted a remarkable transformation of her own life, a community or a business.