Tribute to Leadership Nominations

 Since 1994, YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix has hosted our Tribute to Leadership Awards Program to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of leaders in our community who strive to improve the lives of women, girls, and people of color through leadership, advocacy, and community service.

Once again, on February 20, 2020, the event will recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of those distinguished women who exemplify YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. 

The 26th Annual Tribute to Leadership Nominations for 2020 is NOW OPEN.

Nominee Criteria

Nominations are open to both individuals or businesses. In either case, the candidate must exhibit and embody the mission of YWCA: eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA advocates for justice worldwide for women and their families. Candidates should be leaders who champion civil rights, diversity, social justice, and programs to empower women and people of color.

Locally, YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix is particularly focused on the issues of immigration and Census 2020, women’s access to healthcare, and recidivism and reentry for female prisoners. Special consideration will be given to nominees who have made contributions to these focus areas.

Nominating Procedure

Nominations must be completed in full to be considered. Nominations can be submitted online or by emailing your nomination form to Complete nominations must be received by the YWCA by 5:00 p.m. on October 18, 2019.

Save the Date!

We hope you will be able to join us at this year’s event on February 20, 2020 at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. For all event details, including sponsorship and ticket information, please click here or call 602.258.0990. We look forward to celebrating with you on February 20th! 

Nomination Application 2020

For more information regarding Tribute to Leadership or questions about nomination forms, please contact or call 602-258-0990.
  • Nominee’s Information

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  • Describe how this individual or corporation has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to eliminating racism and/or empowering women. If applicable, highlight any contributions in the areas immigration rights, women’s access to healthcare, or recidivism and reentry. Use specific examples.
  • Nominator’s Information

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