Criteria for Nominees
- The nominee’s achievements should be evident before October 2009, and her most prominent work done in the 3 years preceding her nomination.
- The nominee must have made a tangible difference in the category for which she has been nominated.
- The nominee’s achievements and the changes she has brought about should have made a positive difference to the lives of the Tanzanian people.
- The nominee’s work should have improved the social and economic situation of the community and Tanzania as a whole.
- The nominee’s should be a capable leader and role model who influenced others to join in her efforts to make a difference.
- The nominee must have been able to overcome obstacles and at the same time shown tenacity, creativity and drive.
- The nominee should be driven by a desire to do something about the problems she encounters.
- The nominee must be results-orientated.
- The nominee must have a broader vision for the work she is doing, promote equality for women and campaign for a greater role for women in society.
- The nominee must be able to inspire others and motivate them to join her in her particular endeavor.
- Arts and Culture: The nominee has developed or fostered one of the art forms and/or cultures in Tanzania. This could have been done through her own artistic or cultural creations, or her development of the work of others.
- Business Entrepreneurs: The nominee has shown entrepreneurial skills by developing a viable, sustainable business or a group of enterprises that provides employment for others. She could also have enabled other Tanzanians to become entrepreneurs.
- Information and Communication: The nominee has raised public awareness on important issues through the media. As well as her use of the media to contribute towards a better Tanzanian society.
- Education: The nominee is an educator at primary, secondary or tertiary level, who has provided access to education (e.g. through libraries and schools) or who has enabled learners to benefit from a system or programme that she has developed and instituted.
- Health: The nominee has contributed to the health of communities or special groups in Tanzania through the development of a programme or system, or through providing access to health care for communities.
- Social Welfare: The nominee has contributed to the betterment of society through the provision or development of basic facilities (water, sanitation, housing, electricity etc), or through initiating or developing a support structure or programme that offers information, comfort and assistance and improves the lives of communities or special groups.
- Science & Technology: The nominee is a scientist, mathematician, practitioner, researcher, technician or any other worker in this field, whose research, invention or participation in a project or programme has made a significant contribution to the progress and/or welfare of our society and/or environment.
- Sport: The nominee is an internationally ranked sports woman, or someone who has played a key role in sports administration: either by bringing sport to disadvantaged communities, playing a key role in making sport representative and inclusive, or by developing a previously unknown sport in Tanzania.
- Public Sector: The nominee is a civil servant whose service in the given field has brought about remarkable and positive impact within her community and Tanzania.
- Young Achiever: The nominee is receiving an ovation for playing a remarkable role within her given field and achieving great results yet of a relatively young age. Below 30 years to be precise.
- Agriculture: The nominee through agriculture has impacted the society by either paving the way, providing means or setting an example on how this sector that is the backbone of our economy can prosper and foster the society.
Nominations on all categories are openget a nomination form or nominate online.