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.



Women of Achievement 2016 Awards


SAVE THE DATE --- 2016 Women of Achievement awards on March 13, 2016

NOMINATION deadline Jan. 7, 2016
Find nomination form online here.

SELECTION committees meet Jan. 16, 2016. Location to be announced later. Participation is open to all WA members and WA membership is open to all women in Memphis and Shelby County.




JOIN or RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP
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The Donate button below will take you to PayPal at the Memphis Area Women's Council website, where you can make your Women of Achievement dues payment via credit card. Make checks payable to Women of Achievement, mailed to PO Box 41096, Memphis, TN 38174.




2015 Awards


The 31st annual award event commemorating National Women's History Month was held on March 22 at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.

Storyteller Elaine Blanchard, a 2014 WA honoree, and Beverly Robertson, recently retired president of the National Civil Righrts Museum, served as hosts for the event.

The 2015 honorees:

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

Hope you will join us at the Women of Achievement Awards in 2016.




Donations


This button 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.

To order the book series which highlights the first 30 years of Women of Achievement, call 901-378-3866.




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