Nominations Open for WiT’s Wonder Women Awards

Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment celebrates women leaders in New York City on Oct. 1.
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March 27, 2023

Wonder Women Awards 2023
Wonder Women Awards 2023Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WiT)

Nominations are now open for the

Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment


2023 Wonder Women Awards

. The organization’s annual awards ceremony honors women who ignite and uplift the industry, are catalysts for positive change and inspire creative thought leadership. 

Until May 19, anyone may nominate a colleague, friend, themselves or any woman who has made an impact in toys, consumer products, licensing or entertainment.  

The awards ceremony will take place on Oct. 1 at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, coinciding with Toy Fair New York.  

“This year’s theme is, Thrive Together: Celebrating Boldness, Impact and Collaboration,” says Nancy Molenda, co-chair, Wonder Women Awards. “We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate our industry’s remarkable women for their hard work, determination and collaborative achievements.” 

“We’re thrilled to finally be together live and in person for the 2023 Wonder Women Awards,” says Ehi Oviasu-Kahn, co-chair, Wonder Women Awards. “There are countless extraordinarily

talented women in our industry who continue to inspire us all. Let the nominating begin!” 

The 2023 Wonder Women Awards will celebrate women exemplifying excellence and achievement in these categories: 

  • Designer/Inventor

    • Inbound Licensing

      • Marketing

        • PR and Communications

          • Brand Franchise

            • Digital Storytelling

              • Social Impact

                • Creative Genius

                  • Commercial Sales

                    • Rising Leader

                      Anyone may submit a nominee for a Wonder Women Award. Self-nominations are welcomed and encouraged. For companies nominating employees, please limit nominations to one nominee per category. Nominator has consent on behalf of the nominee for submitting the nomination. All submissions must be received by May 19 to be eligible.

                      Award finalists will be determined by a vote of the WiT board of directors, advisory board, chapter chairs and committee chairs, based on the nominee’s achievements and accomplishments. Finalists will be announced in late July. Final voting will take place in August and will be conducted by WiT members and its board of directors.

                      For additional information and to nominate a WiT Wonder Woman, please go to

                      Proceeds from the Gala will benefit The WiT Foundation Scholarship Program, and fund vitally important programming that helps to deliver on the WiT mission of advancing and advocating for women. 

                      Sponsors for the WiT and Wonder Women Awards include Amazon, Mattel, Paramount, Hasbro, LEGO, Spin Master, The Bandai Foundation, Jazwares, TOMY and many more.

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