Women of Achievement, Inc. was founded in 1984 by a group of women dedicated to honoring the extraordinary women who have made Memphis and Shelby County better through their lives and accomplishments. The coalition of diverse civic and professional groups and support agencies organizes events to recognize and celebrate these women.

2015 Awards

The 31st annual award event commemorating National Women's History Month will be at 4 p.m. March 22 at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.

The public is invited. This year's hosts are storyteller Elaine Blanchard, a 2014 WA honoree, and Beverly Robertson, recently retired president of the National Civil Righrts Museum.

The honorees this year:

Courage — Amerah Shabazz-Bridges
Determination — Shelia Williams
Heritage — Emma Wilburn
Heroism — Dr. Owen Phillips
Initiative — Nadia Matthews
Steadfastness — Barbara C. King
Vision — Bettye Boone

Reservations to the 2015 Women of Achievement awards reception are $30 and payment should be postmarked or received by March 18. For credit card orders use the DONATE button below:

This will take you to PayPal at the Memphis Area Women's Council where you can make payment for Women of Achievement reservations. Please email any additional guests's names to dclubb@memphsiwomen.org

Make checks payable to Women of Achievement, mailed to PO Box 41096, Memphis, TN 38174.

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