Women of Achievement 2023 Nominations open

Women of Achievement 2023 Nominations open

The Women of Achievement (WOA) Committee is excited to announce the opening of honoree nominations and a save the date for the 2023 Recognition event.

If someone in particular comes to mind when you hear ‘Women of Achievement,’ go to www.woasalina.org and click on Nominations to nominate them! A Woman of Achievement is someone who has made important contributions through her volunteer and/or professional activities in the categories below.

  • Service to Community: Recognizes women who make contributions of time within their place of employment or through personal/volunteer efforts to their community and/or country.
  • Education: Recognizes women who are public or private sector educators, trainers, or administrators who demonstrate an ability to engage ad impact their community through their role(s) in education.
  • Arts/Culture: Recognizes women who foster arts and/or culture in significant way as an artist, volunteer, leader, educator, or patron and have impacted our community through arts and/or cultural pursuits.
  • Workplace: Recognizes women with visionary leadership that benefits industry, profession, and/ or field.
  • Personal Growth: Recognizes women who have enhanced their personal life and/or their ability to help others through their accomplishments.
  • Emerging Leader: Recognizes women who are trailblazers and are making an impact early in their school, career, and/or community.

The WOA Nominations Committee will review each nomination and request additional information from the nominee. The depth, breadth, and quantity of relevant activities of the nominee will be considered when selecting this year’s honorees. You will be notified if your nominee is selected to be recognized at the event. The deadline to submit a nomination is Monday, August 14th. To see a list of past honorees, visit woasalina.org.

This year’s event will be held on November 2nd. If you or your business is interested in sponsoring or contributing to the YW Legacy fund, please contact Lori Blake, Chairwoman, or email woa67401@gmail.com. For any other questions, please email woa67401.com.

About Women of Achievement

Women of Achievement was founded by the YWCA in 1993 to recognize the work of women in Salina. After the YWCA’s closure in 2004, Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland took on the program. Later, it became the YW Legacy Fund at the Greater Salina Community Foundation. This bi-annual event has honored 107 Women of Achievement, 4 Young Women of Achievement, and 4 Lifetime Achievement recipients in a variety of fields. All proceeds from the recognition event will be added to the YW Legacy fund. Grants are given to individuals and organizations that support women, children, and the eradication of racism. Since 2007, over $386,000 has been granted from the YW Legacy Fund.

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