EVENTS: Celebrating Women in 2015

March 8-30 | Women’s Foundation of California, People’s Momentum Award: Celebrating Women’s Organizations Making a Difference in California, Statewide

People’s Momentum Award online contest which invites Californians to nominate and vote for their favorite women’s rights organization. The organization with the most votes on March 30 will win a $10,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of California.


March 14 | Sadie Nash Leadership Project, Women’s HERStory Celebration and Action Summit, New York

Sadie Nash Leadership Project’s annual Women’s HERStory Celebration and Action Summit during Women’s History Month. Low-income young women from across New York City will join together to discuss moments in women’s history, the importance of women’s leadership, and build community through activities and workshops.


March 14 | MANA de San Diego, Hermanitas Avanzamos Conference, San Diego

Workshops and careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), specifically astrophysics, for at-risk Latina students at UC San Diego.


March 20 | University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Continuing Education, Women Leaders Conference

Milwaukee Women Leaders Conference, which celebrates women who have pioneered their fields and uncovers their proven methods for success. Attendees will learn from accomplished women, discover what inspires them, and harness the energy to empower themselves.


March 21 | Legacy Ladies, Annual Torch Awards, Marina Del Rey, California

Legacy Ladies, an organization that serves as a catalyst for change, improves the quality of life, and empowers disadvantaged communities through education and other resources.


April 16 | Arizona Foundation for Women (AFW), 19th Annual Awards Luncheon: I am Arizona, Scottsdale, Ariz.

AFW. An organization that believes S. H.E. Counts by supporting Safety, Health, and Economic Empowerment for women in Arizona.


April 18 | Dress for Success Worldwide, Something to Share Gala, New York

Celebrates the success and accomplishments of the women served by Dress for Success Worldwide.


April 29 | St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Iconic Women of St. Petersburg: Celebrating Women with Vision Awards, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Individual awards celebrate honorees for achievements in improving their professional environments and enhancing lives of fellow citizens.


May 13 | CABLE, Power of Inclusion Luncheon, Nashville, Tenn.

Joins CABLE as they recognize Nashville individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations that championed all types of diversity and developed innovative methods to enhance diversity and inclusion. Nominees are evaluated and selected by CABLE’s panel of experts on Diversity Best Practice.


May 13 | Union County Women Mean Business, Third Annual Summit, Kenilworth, N.J.

Union County Women Mean Business Summit designed to inspire, educate, and motivate Union County’s professional women to compete and succeed in business.


May 16 | Friends of the Commission on the Status of Women, 100 Girls Who One Day Will Influence the World, Fairmont Hotel San Francisco Tea & Conversation with San Francisco First Lady Anita Lee & Noosheen Hashemi, President and Co-Founder of The HAND Foundation.

A gathering of girls, 9-12 years old, will share their dreams and develop their sense of self on topics about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics). to register and sponsor.


June 5 | Positively Powerful Women, 8th Annual Awards, Phoenix

8th Annual Awards celebrating Positively Powerful Women.


June 18 | Urban League of Hampton Roads, Inc., 2015 Women of Power, Hampton Roads, N.J.

2015 Women of Power event.


July 17 | National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), 2015 Visionary Awards Gala, Columbus, Ohio.

NAWBO’s Visionary Awards Gala featuring Diane Ellis, CEO of The Limited.


Nov. 4-6 | Leadership California, California Issues & Trends Program: California’s Trademark, Innovation in Business & Community, San Diego

Leadership California and its mission to advance women leaders in business and community across California.


Dec. 3 | Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), 26th Annual Anniversary Awards Dinner, Los Angeles

Annual Awards dinner supporting the economic and political equality of Latinas in California. This impactful event will join corporate, community, and elected leaders for a night that celebrates Latina Leadership.