Awards and Recognition
EY Entrepreneur of the Year Special Citation
The EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize excellence in Canadian entrepreneurship. EMBERS Founder and CEO, Marcia Nozick, received a Special Citation for Social Sustainability.
CANIE Seniorpreneur Award
The CANIE Awards (Canada Innovation & Entrepreneurship Awards) are a flagship program from the Innovators & Entrepreneurs Foundation’s with the goal of recognizing excellence in Canadian innovation and entrepreneurship. EMBERS Founder and CEO, Marcia Nozick, was recognized for the Seniorpreneur Award for Leadership and Innovation.
BC CEO Award for Lifetime Achievement
The BC CEO Awards recognizes five recipients across the province for their corporate leadership. EMBERS Founder and CEO, Marcia Nozick, was recognized in the Lifetime Achievement Category.
Stevie Award for Women in Business
The Stevie Awards are a global awards competition with participants from over 35 countries. Marcia Nozick and EMBERS won the prestigious Stevie Awards for Women in Business in three categories: EMBERS was recognized for Gold for the “Organization of the Year – Government or Non-Profit – More than 10 Employees” while Marcia received Gold for “Female Executive of the Year – Government or Non-Profit – 11-2,500 Employees” and Silver for “Woman of the Year – Government or Non-Profit”.
BC Achievement Foundation’s Community Award
With a mission to honour excellence and inspire achievement in BC, the BC Achievement Foundation’s Community Award recognizes the contributions of British Columbians in their quest to build stronger communities.
Governor General’s Innovation Award
The Governor General’s Innovation Award celebrates excellence in entrepreneurial innovation across Canada. Marcia won this prestigious award in recognition of her entrepreneurial vision for EMBERS Staffing alongside five other outstanding Canadians.
Wendy McDonald Diversity Award for Entrepreneurial Innovation
The Wendy McDonald Entrepreneurial Innovation Awards are in recognition of Wendy McDonald, the first female Chair of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. Marcia won the award in celebration of her success founding and serving as the CEO of EMBERS.
University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement
EMBERS Founder and CEO, Marcia Nozick, received the University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement which recognizes alumni who are at the top of their professional career and have previously received recognition from within their discipline.
Business in Vancouver's Influential Women in Business Award
Each year, Business in Vancouver recognizes oustanding women business leaders within the community.
YWCA Women of Distinction Award
The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours extraordinary women leaders and businesses. Marcia was recognized with this award in 2016 under the Community Champion category.
RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards - TPH Charitable Giving Award
EMBERS Founder CEO, Marcia Nozick, was recognized by the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards which celebrate excellence in Canadian entrepreneurship.
Women in Biz Network Social for Good Award
The Women in Biz Network Social for Good Awards recognizes excellence in women-led businesses.
Vancouver Award for Excellence, Healthy City for All
The Healthy City for All Awards recognize the people who lead projects that create a thriving, healthy, and liveable city for everyone.
Trico Charitable Foundation Social EnterPrize Award
The Trico Charitable Foundation Social EnterPrize Award recognizes Canadian organizations demonstrating best practices, impact and innovation in social enterprise.