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Nominations Close Tuesday, July 15 YWCA Alaska/BP Women of Achievement Awards

Anchorage, Alaska – July 15, 2014 DEADLINE TO NOMINATE A WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT

YWCA Alaska / BP Women of Achievement Awards and Purse Auction, Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Discovery Theatre,

Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 5:15 pm.

 

This will be the 25th year that YWCA Alaska, in partnership with BP Alaska, will  honor Alaska’s women of achievement through the Annual Women of Achievement Award Ceremony. This event pays tribute to women who give of their time and energy to make our communities better places. The Women of Achievement Program recognizes and honors women who have demonstrated qualities of leadership and excellence in their professional and personal endeavors while supporting embodying and complementing YWCA Alaska’s mission of Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women.

Nominations can be found at www.ywcaak.org or call 644.9600.

All nominations must be received at YWCA Alaska’s office by 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

For more information about the nomination process, the event or if you would like for someone to speak to your group or organization please call Eryn Kahler at 644-9600

About the YWCA

YWCA Alaska began in 1989 as the YWCA of Anchorage. In 2011, the YWCA of Anchorage expanded its geographical reach to include the remaining 584,450 square miles of the state to become YWCA Alaska. YWCA Alaska is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. This is done through five major programming areas that work collaboratively to strengthen a person’s ability to thrive in today’s world. These programming areas are: Women’s Economic Empowerment, Youth Empowerment, Social Justice, Women’s Leadership and Women’s Wellness.

YWCA Worldwide

YWCA Alaska is a member of YWCA USA. Founded in 1858 and headquartered in Washington, DC, the YWCA is a women's membership movement whose mission is to eliminate racism and empower women. The YWCA represents approximately 2 million women, girls and their families in the United States and 25 million women worldwide. The YWCA has more than 300 associations throughout the United States. The World YWCA is at work in more than 100 other countries.

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