Young People of Achievement Awards

29th Annual YWCA Alaska/BP Women of Achievement & Youth Awards

The YWCA Alaska/BP Women of Achievement & Youth Awards is an annual evening soiree that honors ten Alaskan women who have demonstrated qualities of leadership and excellence in their professional and personal endeavors as well as their contributions to the larger community and five youth who have overcome major obstacles in their lives while embodying our mission. This year, the event is on Wednesday, November 7, at the Alaska Center for Performing Arts. This year’s Women of Achievement are:


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Additionally, we will recognize youth ages 16 – 18 who have overcome significant obstacles in their lives while embodying the YWCA Alaska’s mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen communities while promoting dignity, peace, freedom and justice for all. Each awardee receives a CASH prize, FREE financial management classes at YWCA Alaska to help them prepare for their future as an adult AND statewide recognition. The Young People of Achievement awardees will be announced shortly. 


In conjunction with the Women of Achievement Awards ceremony, YWCA will hold a raffle to raise support for programs that work to empower women and eliminate racism. The annual awards ceremony will be held at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Discovery Theater on November 7, 2018. 


Past Women of Achievement Awardees

The complete list of the Women of Achievement Awardees for the last 28 years: WOA History of Winners

 YWCA Alaska thanks BP for their partnership and generous support.