Women Empowering Change

>> Catalyst 4 Change Awards <<

WEC Catalyst for Change (CFC) Awards Founders and CEOs of organizations and small businesses who are committed to great business practices and the personal/professional development of the community through organized efforts and successful programs. 

The Catalyst 4 Change Awards is an awards program recognizing the lasting community impact of companies and agencies of all sizes. Founded four years ago, the CFC Awards receives over 30,000 votes each year from global supporters offering an equal chance of winning to all entrants regardless of company size.

If your work positively impacts people, we want to give you the opportunity to take home a CFC Award. We provide winners with the recognition they deserve and honors each recipient in the presence of industry peers. 

The Catalyst 4 Change Award, our highest honor, is given to those entrants whose ability to impact the community span over a minimum of 5 years. Leaders in Motion Award is presented entrants whose ability to impact the community span over 3-5 years. The Emerging Leaders Award is presented to entrants whose ability to impact the community span over less than 3 years.

All Award winners are showcased in the WEC Winners Gallery. 

All entrants are automatically entered into the Mixed Talk Media Cover Contest and featured inside! 


  • Catalyst for Change Award 
  • Leaders in Motion Award 
  • Emerging Leader Award 
  • Excellence Award (Appointed)



  • Entry open September- December
  • Voting January 11th-15th
  • WEC Retreat April 23rd
  • Awards Ceremony April 24th

Past Award Winners

Congratulations to our past Catalyst 4 Change Award and BBU! Magazine Cover Winners for their work in business and the betterment of the community.