Women of Achievement

Women of Achievement and Youth Awards

This event is held annually and acknowledges the exceptional leadership of women and youth in Alaska.  Ten women and five youth are selected each year based on their demonstrated leadership professionally and/or personally, and their service to the community which aligns with the mission of our association, to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

 

YWCA Alaska is committed to encouraging and inspiring women of all ages to strive for their own success and create positive impact in in the community.

 

Women of Achievement Logo

33rd Annual YWCA Alaska Women of Achievement & Youth Awards

November 17, 2022

Time

5:00pm The Academy VIP reception

5:30pm Doors open

6:00pm Program begins

 

Location

Hotel Captain Cook

939 W 5th Avenue

Anchorage, Alaska 99501

 

 Congratulations!

Women of Achievement

Stephanie Aicher

Michelle Baker

Laura Bruce

Kate Consenstein

Shauna Hegna

Sarah Lukin

Lubov Belavtseva-O'Hare

Rev. Dr.Denise Sudbeck

Tamie Taylor

The Honorable Vanessa White

Young People of Achievement

Leena Edais

Mary Kim

Sixca Michael

Cindy Sanchez

Loretta Solema Ueselani

Arliss Sturgulewski Award

Diane Kaplan

Honorary Chair

Margo Bellamy

Keynote Speaker 

Jessica Cook

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2022 Press Release Download HERE

Nominate a Candidate

This competitive award recognizes and celebrates 10 women leaders in Alaska. We need your help to identify these amazing leaders! 

 

Nominations are now open for outstanding young ladies making a difference in their community who have overcome obstacles throughout their journey. Nominate a high school student making a difference in her community today! 

 

The 2022 YWCA Alaska Women of Achievement & Youth Awards will recognize and honor women who have demonstrated qualities of leadership and excellence in their professional and personal endeavors, while embodying YWCA Alaska’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. 

 

Nomination Form

 

No longer accepting nominations for 2022

 

Complete an online nomination form OR download a PDF form and email it to us.

Criteria:

  • How her activities and accomplishments tie into YWCA Alaska’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.
  • Her involvement and commitment to her community and Alaska as a whole
  • Her personal impact on others and Alaska’s community at large
  • Her leadership, mentorship, and efforts to help advance others.
  • Her accomplishments within her profession, industry, field and/or area of interest.

Want to nominate a Youth?

This competitive award recognizes and celebrates 5 Youth leaders in Alaska. We need your help to identify these amazing leaders! 

 

The 2022 YWCA Alaska of Achievement & Youth Awards nominations are now open for outstanding young ladies making a difference in their community who have overcome obstacles throughout their journey. Nominate a high school student making a difference in her community today! 

2021 Women of Achievement and Youth Awards 

2021 Award Recipients

2021 Keynote Speaker & Honorary Chair

2020 Women of Achievement and Youth Awards

2020 Award Recipients

2020 Keynote Speaker