2023 Champions of Change Awards

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Name: 2023 Champions of Change Awards
Date: May 10, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Join the GFW Inc. Women's Network for our fifth annual Champions of Change Awards that celebrates those who mentor and empower women in Allen County! This year, four awards will be presented - each honoring an individual making a substantial impact in one of the following sectors:

  • Nonprofit
  • Corporate
  • Education
  • Public Service
​The awards are given annually to individuals from Allen County who:
  • Demonstrate an unwavering passion and commitment to our community.
  • Are role models making a difference in the lives of others.
  • Have made significant contributions that have inspired women to succeed.
  • Have made Allen County a better place to live, work, and play.

Click here to read about the 2023 Finalists!
Event Details:
  • The 2023 Champions of Change finalists will be recognized at this event. The winner from each of the four categories will be announced and awarded.
  • A catered buffet dinner will be provided. Please note if you will need dietary accommodations in your registration.
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, May 5
  • NOTE: Payment is considered your reservation and is non-refundable.

Thank You to our Women's Network Program Title Sponsor:

Thank You to our Supporting Event Sponsors:


For sponsorship opportunities or questions, please contact:
Meghan Short, Director of Investor Programs, mshort@greaterfortwayneinc.com

Event Sponsors:
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Ceruti Catering, Inc.
  • Imperial Surveillance, Inc.
  • MKM Architecture + Design
  • Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • The Orthopedic Hospital, Lutheran Health Network
  • Cardinal Healthcare Solutions
  • Ambassador Enterprises, LLC
  • Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Hagerman Group
  • NAI Hanning & Bean
  • Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne
  • Broadway Christian Church
  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • Indiana Economic Development Corporation
  • Unity Performing Arts Foundation
Ceruti's Diamond Room 
6601 Innovation Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
Free parking available on site.

Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
*4:30-5:00pm VIP Meet & Greet for 2023 Award Finalists, Nominators, and Sponsors*
5:00pm Doors Open / Connection Time & Dinner
6:00pm Champions of Change Awards Presentation 
8:00pm Conclude
Contact Information:
Meghan Short, Director of Investor Programs

$50.00 Current Women's Network Members & GFW Inc. Investors
$75.00 Future Women's Network Members & Guests
VIP Table Sponsorships Available

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