It’s the last day to nominate yourself or someone you know for the Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards.

The awards honour business success, professional drive, and contribution to the community.

One grade 12 student will be awarded $2000 for an Aspiring Achiever essay scholarship. The deadline for that is also today/

It is estimated that women will start half of Canada’s new companies, according to Northern Ontario Business publisher Patricia Mills.

For a full list of nomination categories go to www.influentialwomen.ca