Nominate Your Favorite Woman Entrepreneur

Entries are now open for the First Annual Leading Lady Awards ceremony and luncheon, celebrating Colorado women entrepreneurs and their contribution to the local economy, presented Nov. 5 by Ladies Who Launch Colorado.

TaRhonda Thomas, 9News anchor, will emcee the ceremony, designed to recognize Colorado women business owners of all ages, backgrounds, industries and stages of launch. Through this event, Ladies Who Launch and its partners will bring together the growing community of Colorado women entrepreneurs and to provide these outstanding women with the tools, training and products they need to succeed.

Nominations and applications are being accepted through Oct. 16 and can be submitted at

The grand prize recipient will receive a cash prize as well as coaching, marketing and technology assistance as well as a crucial set of business-building tools and products valued at more than $10,000.

The event will also benefit Dress for Success Denver, an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire and a network of support.