The Lakes Area Professional Women’s organization wishes to recognize employers that show exceptional commitment to gender equality in the workplace. Nominations are sought for businesses that promote a workplace culture of inclusiveness, flexible scheduling, employee development and other positive attributes that enable women to realize their full potential.

Nominations are due by Friday, Aug. 16, in two categories: large employer (more than 25 employees) and small employer (25 or fewer employees). Submit nominations to Employers will be honored at the LAPW recognition luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Broadway Ballroom at 11:30 a.m.