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WOD-2016

Women of Distinction

The Girl Scouts annual Women of Distinction program brings together and recognizes a group of purpose-driven, women leaders in business, government, and philanthropy; who, like our girls, are dedicated to service and leadership.  Honorees do not need to be previous Girl Scouts, however a connection to Girl Scouts is recommended.

Call for Nominations

Nominate a special woman in your community to receive this prestigious award.

Complete a nomination.

Honorees

Congratulations to the 2019 Women of Distinction Honorees.

2019 WOMEN OF DISTINCTION

  Amarillo    Fort Worth Lubbock
Discover
Award
Jean Huguley Jessica Morrison Meredith Imes
Connect
Award
Charlotte Rhodes Greer Christian Monica Hilburn Tracy
Take Action
Award
Cindi Wynia Carrie Gurley Sheila Patterson Harris
   
Lifetime Achievement 
Award
 
Pam Dougherty Diane Kinzlmaier Pat Henry
Man Enough to Be a Girl Scout William McCarty Carlo Capua Glenn Cochran

 

Focus Areas for Success

Honorees are women who have made significant contributions in one or more of the key focus areas for success. The Girl Scouts Research Institute found that girls who have positive influences within these focus areas are more likely to succeed. 

  • Healthy Living - Promote the importance of emotional and physical health and understand the role it plays in living a positive life. These women are leaders in health and wellness fields.
  • Financial Empowerment - Advance the roles of women in finance, empower future business leaders and invest in the financial future of the community. These women are leaders in the financial sector.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math - Leaders in the arts and sciences who promote and advocate for the advancement and recognition of women in these careers. These women are role models, mentors and have demonstrated leadership success in S.T.E.M.
  • Leadership - Exemplify unique vision and are transforming the leadership landscape for women through their achievements. These women are educators, entrepreneurs and executive leaders within the community.
  • Community Responsibility - Care deeply about making a difference in their community by helping to make the world a better place. These women are leading change through giving, service and mission driven organizations.