Women of Achievement Honoree Selections
Please join us in the first round of selecting the 2023 Women of Achievement honorees on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 10 am at the Benjamin L. Hooks Library at 3030 Poplar Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee. The selection process is open to the public.
Women of Achievement is a program of the Memphis Area Women’s Council that was formed in 1984 and has been celebrating Women’s History month each March since 1986 with an inspiring event celebrating seven outstanding Memphis-area women for their achievements.
COURAGE – For a woman who, facing active opposition, backed an unpopular cause in which she deeply believed
DETERMINATION – For a woman who solved a glaring problem, despite widespread inertia, apathy, or ignorance around her
HERITAGE – For a woman of generations past whose achievements enrich our lives
HEROISM – For a woman whose heroic spirit was tested and shown as a model to all in Shelby County and beyond
INITIATIVE – For a woman who seized the opportunity to use her talents and created her own future
STEADFASTNESS – For a lifetime of achievement
VISION – For a woman whose sensitivity to women’s needs led her to tremendous achievements for women