Federation of Women Contractors to Receive Diversity Champion Award from Metra

09 Jun 2014 10:48 AM | Anonymous

We are excited to announce that the Federation of Women Contractors will be awarded the Diversity Champion Award by Metra at their upcoming networking event on June 18th. 

We hope you will join us as we celebrate receiving this award.

The Office of Business Diversity & Civil Rights will be presenting awards on June 18, 2014 at a networking event hosted by Metra from 1:30 - 5:00pm. The location for this event is: University Center Conference Chicago; 525 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605.  A majority of the awards for prime and subcontractors has been selected by a panel, but two awards were nomination based. The first is the Emerging Small Business Award. This award is for small businesses who have been in operation for less than five years and meet other criteria detailed in the nomination form. 


The second award is the Diversity Champion Award which is awarded to an assist agency. This year, the Federation of Women Contractors was chosen for the Diversity Champion Award.
This award recognizes Illinois assist agencies that influence others to work with and become involved with minority and female owned businesses, continually learn about diversity initiatives and laws pertaining to business, holds itself and others accountable for diversity inclusion, frequently participates in events or programs that promote diversity awareness, and creates or develops internal programs that promote the same.

Please join FWC in accepting this award by attending the Award Ceremony.  To register for the event, please go to: