A Change Leader influences and inspires action in others, responding with vision and agility during periods of growth, disruption, or uncertainty to bring about the needed change. - Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta
The Change Leader Awards honours everyday individuals who have made a significant impact in their organizations and communities by demonstrating outstanding change leadership.
As part of the Global Change leadership Day this year, we celebrate change leaders in six distinct categories. Join us in acknowledging everyday change leaders in their accomplishments and dedication by nominating your change leader today!
2024 Nominations Open March 1st!
Don't miss the opportunity to recognize a Change Leader!
Why Nominate a Change Leader?
At times, leading change can be challenging. By taking the time to recognize a change leader (or the work you do), you can make a significant difference in inspiring and encouraging the Change Leader (or yourself).
Additional benefits of nominating a change leader include:
- Celebrating Change Leaders and the profession
- Additional professional and public recognition
- Inspiring other professionals and emerging change leaders
Showcasing best practices and innovative approaches in change leadership
Encouraging collaboration and knowledge sharing among peers
How To Nominate
Make Your Voice Count
To nominate a Change Leader for one of these prestigious awards, review the various categories below, and simply click the nomination button to nominate someone.
We'll then reach out to your nominee for additional information.
You're also welcome to self nominate yourself and share your inspiring story on leading change.
Award recipients will be announced on May 29th
A diverse panel of industry professionals will review all nominations and select the winners based on a set of clear and measurable criteria.
Top three finalists in each category will be announced on May 25th, Global Change Leadership Day. Winners in each category will be announced at the Change Leadership Conference, as well as all finalists recognized on our Change Leader Wall of Fame.
CHANGE LEADER AWARD CATEGORIES
This award recognizes a young individual (15 – 24 years old) who has made remarkable contributions to change initiatives within their organization or community. Nominate an inspiring youth who showcases innovation, adaptability, and a passion for driving positive change.
This award honours a change leader who has introduced ground-breaking solutions, disrupted conventional approaches, and fostered innovation within their organization or community. Nominate a visionary who has transformed the way we think about and adapt to the future.
This award acknowledges a change leader who has championed sustainability and demonstrated a long-term commitment to environmental, social, and economic well-being. Nominate an individual who has successfully integrated sustainable practices into their work, organization or change initiatives.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION & BELONGING
This award celebrates a change leader who has made significant strides in promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging within their organization or community. Nominate someone who has demonstrated a commitment to fostering a more inclusive and equitable environment for all.
This award honours a change leader who has made a positive impact on their local community by initiating and driving change projects that benefit the greater good. Nominate a community leader who has made a difference through their dedication to service, collaboration, and empowering others within the community to take action and create change.
CHANGE LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE
This award recognizes a change leader who has demonstrated excellence in every aspect of change leadership, making significant contributions to their organization, community, and the change management profession. Nominate a well-rounded and accomplished individual who embodies the essence of a true change leader, inspiring positive change wherever they go.
For many years, the title "Change Leader" has often been associated with a specific role or title. However, in today's fast-paced and disruptive business environment, this is no longer the case.
Regardless of one's role or title, the ability to lead change has become a critical skill for every professionals navigating the New World of Work.
HONOUR A CHANGE LEADER
Show appreciation to a change leader that has inspired you and is making an impact in the community or organization.
Find great gift ideas to honour and appreciate them. Visit our Change Leadership shop to explore a variety of fun and inspiring items.