Filò Awards

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The Filò awards recognize women of Italian heritage in the Ottawa area who are an inspiration and role model for other women in the Italian community.

The Awards:

  1. Ottawa Italian Women’s Filò Award
  2. Ottawa Italian Women’s Filò Youth Award (women under 30)

Who can be Nominated?

Women of Italian heritage who, through their commitment and dedication, have made significant contributions to the social, cultural or economic well-being of the Ottawa community.

Questions to consider when making a nomination:

  • What volunteer work has the nominee performed?
  • Which community organizations has the nominee volunteered with?
  • How long has she volunteered? What was her role in the organization?
  • What impact has her contribution made in the betterment of the community?
  • Has the nominee inspired others in the community? If so, how?
  • Reason why candidate should be considered for an award.

How do I submit a nomination?

Please forward nominations to Isa Truglia at or by mail to 1312 Notting Hill Ave., Ottawa ON, K1V 6T4. For any questions please call Isa at 613-722-9173.

To nominate a candidate, please complete the Nomination Form by clicking here.  Any additional letters of support or related material may be attached.