Thursday, October 19, 2017
5:30 pm to
Omni Nashville Hotel
Each year, the YWCA honors a select group of Middle Tennessee women who are dedicated to improving our community and the lives of women, children, and families living in it. For a quarter of a century, YWCA has welcomed these women into the Academy for Women of Achievement. On Thursday, August 3, we will announce our 2017 AWA honorees. Click here for a list of past AWA honorees.
Interested in sponsoring one of the longest standing, most prestigious award ceremonies in the Nashville community? Click here for more information on 2017 AWA Sponsorship Benefits.
Proceeds from the Academy for Women of Achievement ceremony fund YWCA programs and services. Please join us!
Mayor Megan Barry, mayor of Nashville;
Katherine Brown, president and founder, Learn CPR America;
Marilyn Dubree, executive chief nursing officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for clinical practice at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing;
Claire Gulmi, executive vice president and CFO, AmSurg;
Cordia Harrington, founder and CEO, The Bakery Cos.;
Metro Nashville Councilwoman At-Large Sharon Hurt, founder and CEO, Jefferson St. United Merchants Partnership (JUMP);
Beverly Keel, professor and department chairwoman, Middle Tennessee State University Department of Recording Industry;
Aleta Trauger, U. S. District Court judge for the Middle District of Tennessee;
Each year, a Corporate Honoree is selected based on the oragnization's commitment to women in the workforce. Click here for a list of past AWA Corporate Honorees.
2016 Corporate Honoree - Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
- Betty Price / Co-Chair
- Leigh Walton / Co-Chair
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