2019 TRUST Awards
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If you have questions about the 2019 TRUST Awards process or how to submit an entry, please contact Laurie Pumper at the TRUST office, (651) 290-6273. Nominations are due no later than Monday, December 3.

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The 2019 TRUST Awards will celebrate Minnesota women and companies in health care who are advancing efforts to help the health care industry boldly transform its future. Nominate a Minnesota woman leader in health care, in one of the categories below, for her positive impact to the quality or experience, growth, overall well-being of individuals or populations, and/or the business model of her organization.

  • Collaboration and Partnerships: This award will honor a woman who is building partnerships within an organization or forging collaborative external relationships that address a common goal where both parties benefit.
  • Health and Well-being: This award will honor a woman who advances the health and well-being of individuals, organizations and communities.
  • Innovation and Technology: This award will honor an innovative woman who is leading technological advances in health care that improve health outcomes, patient care and/or business impact.
  • Leadership: This award will celebrate the woman who is viewed by her team, peers, superiors and business partners as an exceptional leader (e.g., she is imaginative, creative, resourceful, encouraging and results-oriented).
  • Volunteer Engagement: This award will honor a woman who volunteers her time to advance a health initiative and is an unsung hero.


  • Health care companies and organizations of any size, including nonprofit, higher education and government institutions, operating in Minnesota.
  • Majority of the work for the product/service — as well as the team dedicated to the project — must be based in Minnesota.
  • Need not be members of the Women’s Health Leadership TRUST to apply.
  • Qualified applicants may apply directly, or be nominated by another party.
  • Large company revenue requirement above $5 USD million annual revenue; Small company revenue requirement below $5 USD million annual revenue.
  • Projects undertaken and completed at any time between 2017-2018 are eligible.
  • No cost to apply.


  • Entrants should address all questions posed within the category description.
  • Write a concise entry. Prepare it carefully, as the judges will review it closely.
  • We encourage you to draft your entry in a word processing program so that you can edit it carefully prior to submitting the material. You will not be able to edit your entry once it is submitted.


  • Submission deadline: Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST, Monday, December 3, 2018.
  • Judging: A panel of five judges will meet in December 2018 to select the 2019 TRUST Award winners based on the judging criteria.
  • Notification: The selected group of 20 women (2 large company and 2 small company in each category) will be notified no later than January 31, 2019. All other entrants will be notified of their status after January 31, 2019.
  • Awards Presentation: The 2019 TRUST Award Recipients will be recognized at the TRUST Forum event on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

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