HAGÅTÑA, Guam-First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine are seeking nominations for the 8th annual Businesswoman of the Year Maga'Haga award. Nominees must be residents of Guam or the Northern Mariana Islands.
Nominees should meet the following criteria: a businesswoman who has made a significant difference in her industry through her organization or her business, a woman who has contributed to her community, a woman who is a leading representative of her profession or field, a woman who displays the best qualities of one in business.
The deadline for nominations is March 5. The winner will be announced at the Businesswoman of the Year Gala on April 27.
The Gala is also a fundraiser for the Businesswoman of the Year scholarship program. The scholarships, open to both full-time and part-time college students, are intended to promote higher education by providing financial assistance to college students pursuing professional careers in business or a related field who are enrolled at the University of Guam, Guam Community College, or Northern Marianas College.
The 2012 Businesswoman of the Year Maga'Haga award recipient was Mary P. Rhodes, president of the Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association and president of MARQ Consulting Services.
For more information or to submit a nomination, contact Frank Whitman, managing editor, Guam Business Magazine at (671) 649-0883 Ext. 126 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Lou Sanchez, sales and marketing manager, First Hawaiian Bank at (671) 475-7853 or email@example.com.