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YWCA Delaware Seeks Nominations for Awards!

YWCA Delaware Seeks Nominations for Awards!

Is there an extraordinary woman you know leading the way to eliminate racism and empower women?

Nominations for Academy of Women Leaders Awards
Celebrating every woman’s ability to achieve, succeed and inspire others.

YWCA Delaware is now accepting nominations for our 2014 Awards Luncheon. YWCA Delaware is seeking women who demonstrate leadership in the community and exemplify the YWCA mission. Honorees advance women and their families economically, empower women in the community and in their careers and advocate for racial equality and social change, including the prevention of violence. 

Here are the criteria for each of the awards:

The Trailblazer Award honors a woman who has made outstanding contributions to her profession and/or professional organization through leading initiatives that break new ground for the advancement of women and distinguishes herself as a role model in particular profession or field of work. 

The Advancement of Women Award honors a woman for her exceptional commitment to empower women to realize their full potential through business, home, political and community endeavors and encourages others to serve as advocates for social change.

The Leadership in Racial Justice Award honors a woman with outstanding commitment to eliminating racism and fostering social justice by removing barriers to equal access resulting in social advancement for all people. As a champion of racial justice, she seeks opportunities to attain a common vision for peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all people.

The Rita Turner Award honors a professional woman actively engaging women within her company and community in the YWCA's mission, and serving as a mentor to young women.

The Genevieve Gore Young Women's Leadership Award honors a young leader who demonstrates a strong commitment to social justice, particularly a woman who is under the age of 35 and actively pursuing opportunities to make a difference in the world. The Genevieve Gore Young Woman’s Leadership Award is sponsored by W.L. Gore & Associates.

There are two ways to nominate an extraordinary women:

Online Nomination Form

Download the Nomination Form 
and submit via email
to or fax to (302) 658-7548

Other awards information here:

View the Academy of Women Leaders

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