The 2011 UBW Women of Achievement recognizes outstanding women in education, media, corporate and nonprofit categories. Selections are based on career experience, personal achievements, education and contributions to the community.
"Here's to Strong Women. May We Know Them. May We Be Them. May We Raise Them" is the theme for the 2011 awards luncheon.
The recipients of the 2011 Woman of Achievement include:
Professional - Dr. Sharon Richens
Academic - Terry G. Ogborn
Humanitarian - Marilyn Groussman Valle
Philanthropy - Patricia Sheffield M.S.
Entrepreneurial - Michelle Orton
Media - Splendor Sargent
Public Service - Margie Woodruff
Leadership - Patricia Shoemaker-Glessner
Cultural Arts - Signe Adams
Entertainment - Melinda Larson
The 2011 Woman of Achievement is made possible by Bella Donna Boutique, Canyon Media, Forevermore Evens, JK Jewelers, My Favorite Flowers, Stella & Dot Stylist (Janie Cook), Steamroller Copies/Design to Print, and the Travel Connection.
BPW mission: to empower working women to achieve their full potential and to partner with employers to build successful workplaces through research, education, knowledge and policy.
The work of BPW Foundation supports workforce development programs and workplace policies that recognize the diverse needs of working women, communities and businesses.