Women of Achievement Awards

Women of Achievement

Save the date! Women of Achievement 2015: The Women of Achievement awards luncheon will be held on Tuesday, September 29 from 11:30am-1:30pm at Kirkbrae Country Club.

For information about the 11th Annual Women of Achievement Awards event, contact YWCA Rhode Island at 401-722-3010 or [email protected].

Women of Achievement Awards are recognized nationally, and bring attention to the accomplishments of women in industry, culture and public service in local communities. Selection criteria focuses on exceptional skills, leadership and mentoring; breaking new ground or old barriers; and being agents of positive change and inspiration. The awards are based on achievements promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity. YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting these qualities.

2014 Award Winners

Four hundred forty five (445) people gathered to celebrate 13 Women of Achievement along with an Organization of the Year at Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln on September 30 as part of the YWCA Rhode Island 10th Annual Awards Luncheon. YWCA Rhode Island appreciates the underwriters and attendees celebrating the following honorees: Sierra Barter, Haiganush R. Bedrosian, Cathy Clasper-Torch, Jeanne Gattegno, Marie Ghazal, Sally E. Lapides, Leah Williams Metts, Donna Montaquila, Janet Pichardo, Lisa A. Ranglin, Toby Simon, Linda N. Ward, Laurie White, and National Association of Women in Construction No. 1 of Rhode Island, Chapter 52. View the photo gallery


Women of Achievement 2014Photo from left, back row: Deborah L. Perry – CEO, YWCA Rhode Island; Toby Simon; National Association of Women in Construction No. 1 of Rhode Island, Chapter 52 – Virginia Bragger Hucks; Leah Williams Metts; Linda N. Ward; Janet Pichardo; Lisa A. Ranglin; Cathy Clasper-Torch; Jeanne Gattegno; and Meghan Grady – COO, YWCA Rhode Island. Front row: Marie Ghazal; Haiganush R. Bedrosian; Laurie White; Donna Montaquila; Sally E. Lapides; and Sierra Barter.