Women On The Rise Orlando Awards Gala 2018


Women on the Rise Awards Gala 2018

Date:  Thursday, May 3, 2018

Venue:  Heathrow Country Club

Time: 6-9PM


Women on the Rise Orlando Awards are open to all women within the Orlando Metro area. All nominations must be sent via the website by filling out the form provided. We will not accept any nominations from any other medium.


A nominee may be nominated by someone else or they may nominate themselves. You do not need to be nominated more than once to guarantee your place in the final selection. What counts is the quality of your work as presented in your profile.


Our Procedure

Nomination is open to the public.

Finalist selection is by panel of judges of a maximum of 5 nominees per category. Finalists are notified and are asked to submit certain information, Headshot and profile for their promotions.


Nominees are encouraged to engage with us on social media using #WomenontheRiseOlando and @WomenontheRiseOrlando


How to nominate

Before you nominate a person, we suggest you discuss it with them so you can have enough details to back up your nomination for them. Your details and that of your nominee are necessary for us to contact them and keep you updated on their nomination status.




Nominee must be:

  • 18 years and above

  • Resident within the Orlando Metro area: including Orange County, Osceola County, Seminole County, Lake County, Brevard County, Volusia County, Polk County.



  1. Deeva to Watch – Emerging Leader that has made significant contributions to their profession and their community and has attained leadership positions within their organizations.

  2. Inspirational Deeva – Deeva doing charitable or not for profit work in empowering women and girls.

  3. Top In Real Estate  - Top producing Real Estate Agent and/or Broker showing strong commitment to their profession while also staying active within their community.

  4. Entrepreneur Deeva – Women who have succeeded in building their own businesses.

  5. Talented Deeva – Singers, performers,entertainer, TV or Radio personalities and Host. We would like to see video of talent.

  6. Deeva Beauty Artist – Professional make-up artists and Hair Stylists. Evidence of projects, published works and positive reviews are added boost to your rating

  7. Young Achiever (College Deeva) – Young women between 18 and 21 who have achieved in business, academics, community service, charitable giving or volunteer work. A scholarship will be awarded to this young lady.

  8. Deeva Influencer – These are opinion drivers, movers and people who are challenging the status quo, influencing change in careers, public and social media, community, politics, etc. They can be said to have more visibility and their voices are often heard more than others.

  9. Social Media Blogger/Vlogger – Social Media influencers that have established social media entrepreneurship through blogging and or vlogging (this includes Instagram as well).

  10. Leading Deeva in Tech – Women in tech who are making strives in technology and business in the male dominated field of technology.

  11. Top Educator - This Deeva contributes back to the community by serving our young people in the classroom offering spirit and imagination while driving results. 

  12. Top In Sales - This Deeva is a leader in her industry continually exceeding her sales goals all while volunteering and staying engaged within her community.

Become a Sponsor

We welcome you to partner with us in our goal to celebrate our women community leaders. The Gala is not only an opportunity to celebrate women within our community, but it is also an opportunity to inspire women to become empowered, to engage in new challenges - both professionally and personally. As a result, our communities thrive allowing for continued growth and development.

Women on the Rise Awards Gala 2017 Award Recipients

Deeva to Watch - Sandy LaBorde
Deeva to Watch Award Recipient
Deeva Beauty Artist - Coleen Otero
Deeva Beauty Artist Award Recipient
Inspirational Deeva - Nadine Mentor
Inspirational Deeva Award Recipient
Deeva Influencer- Melody Garcia
Deeva Influencer Award Recipient
Social Media - Andromeda Raheem
Social Media Blogger/Vlogger Award Recipient
Deeva Presenter- Sarah Soliman
Deeva Presenter Award Recipient
Top In Real Estate - Deidre Parker
Top In Real Estate Award Recipient
Entrepreneur Deeva - Janie Lacy
Entrepreneur Deeva Recipient
Deeva In Tech - Myla Minor
Deeva In Tech Award Recipient
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