All nominees will have shown interest in becoming a leader as well as talent and/or experience in leadership and influencing others in positive ways in their professional or community endeavors. Nominees will be judged on their career achievements, leadership ability, and community engagement and civic involvement.
The SouthCoast Emerging Leaders awards is a partnership of Bristol County Chamber of Commerce, Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, E-for-All, the Fall River Herald News, Leadership SouthCoast, Slocum Studio, SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce, SouthCoast Media Group, and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth/Charlton College of Business. Created by SouthCoast Media Group, the program recognizes rising stars, from Seekonk to Wareham, who are under age 40.
Nominees will be asked to complete a questionnaire, submit a professional head shot, and may participate in a group interview with representatives from the program's partner organizations. All nominees and the selected SouthCoast5 awardees will be honored at a gala event in the fall of 2019.
Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Aug. 5 to be considered. Please complete the application as thoroughly as possible. It will be used in our selection process. Thank you!