WOA Honoree

2022 Young Woman of Achievement Award Honoree

Feb 27, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Young Woman of Achievement Award Honoree

Congratulations Sarah! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Born and raised in Southern California, Sarah Dixit moved to Spokane for college in 2014, where she studied Sociology at Whitworth University. As a student, she formed a campus chapter for Generation Action – a reproductive rights club run by…

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2022 Science, Technology & Environment Award Honoree

Feb 27, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Science, Technology & Environment Award Honoree

Congratulations Oladunni! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Oladunni Oluwoye is devoted to driving meaningful change in our world and is making a significant impact through her work as an assistant professor in the Washington State University (WSU) Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and as co-director of…

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2022 Government and Public Service Award Honoree

Feb 18, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Government and Public Service Award Honoree

Congratulations Alison! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Alison Gregoire is the first woman to serve as criminal chief for the Eastern District of Washington United States Attorney’s Office. Alison was selected for this role because of her exemplary track record of serving at-risk populations, especially victims of…

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2022 Education Award Honoree

Feb 18, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Education Award Honoree

Congratulations Lee! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Lee Williams has had an outstanding career as a teacher, advocate and leader in the field of education and empowering people in the Spokane community. Her passion for early childhood education makes her one of the community’s most valuable voices…

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2022 Community Enhancement Award Honoree

Feb 17, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Community Enhancement Award Honoree

Congratulations Fawn! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Fawn Schott has been instrumental in providing safe shelter to women and young people living on the streets in Spokane and its neighboring communities. Most women and teens in homelessness have experienced trauma and abuse, and many are fleeing domestic…

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2022 Business and Industry Award Honoree

Feb 10, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Business and Industry Award Honoree

Congratulations Nancy! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Nancy Mahoney is a long-time Spokane resident with deep roots in the business and philanthropic community, who has been committed to raising up women along the path of her career. Nancy’s impact for women in business began nearly 40 years…

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2022 Arts & Culture Award Honoree

Feb 8, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Arts & Culture Award Honoree

Congratulations Dawn! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Dawn Wolski is Inland Northwest Opera’s (INO) first female general and artistic director and has significantly changed the landscape of performing arts in Spokane in her nearly five-year tenure. On the heels of a successful international singing career and two…

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2020 WOA Young Woman of Achievement Award Honoree

Sep 22, 2020 Comments Off on 2020 WOA Young Woman of Achievement Award Honoree

Gabby Dansereau 2020 Women of Achievement Honoree ~ Young Woman of Achievement Award ~ Congratulations Gabby! Thank You For Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Gabby Dansereau uses her platform as the current Miss Spokane to raise awareness about domestic violence. After her cousin Jesseka Musson was murdered by her fiancé…

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2020 WOA Science, Technology, & Environment Award Honoree

Sep 22, 2020 Comments Off on 2020 WOA Science, Technology, & Environment Award Honoree

Debbie Brinker 2020 Women of Achievement Honoree ~ Science, Technology, & Environment Award ~ Congratulations Debbie! Thank You For Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Debbie Brinker is dedicated to advancing healthcare equity and access in Washington State. As a faculty member at Washington State University School of Nursing since 2002,…

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2020 WOA Education Award Honoree

Sep 14, 2020 Comments Off on 2020 WOA Education Award Honoree

Jan Swanson 2020 Women of Achievement Honoree ~ Education Award ~ Congratulations Jan! Thank You For Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Throughout her life, Jan has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the field of education by solving a critical need in the community and raising the bar to improve the…

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2020 WOA Community Enhancement Award Honoree

Sep 10, 2020 Comments Off on 2020 WOA Community Enhancement Award Honoree

Bonnie Bush 2020 Women of Achievement Honoree ~ Community Ehhancement Award ~ Congratulations Bonnie! Thank You For Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission In her 39 years of service to Spokane County, Bonnie Bush has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of marginalized youth. As the Juvenile Court Administrator, Bonnie brought…

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2020 WOA Carl Maxey Racial & Social Justice Award Honoree

Sep 8, 2020 Comments Off on 2020 WOA Carl Maxey Racial & Social Justice Award Honoree

Nicole Jenkins-Rosenkrantz 2020 Women of Achievement Honoree ~ Carl Maxey Racial & Social Justice Award ~ Congratulations Nicole! Thank You For Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission As a leader and woman of color, Nicole Jenkins-Rosenkrantz knows unjust and inequitable systems firsthand. She is a dedicated and passionate activist, educator, and…

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2020 WOA Business & Industry Award Honoree

Sep 2, 2020 Comments Off on 2020 WOA Business & Industry Award Honoree

Latisha Hill 2020 Women of Achievement Honoree ~ Business & Industry Award ~ Congratulations Latisha! Thank You For Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Latisha is a tireless advocate for the community and has exemplified the values of hard work, leadership, and commitment to excellence since she began working at the…

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2020 WOA Arts & Culture Award Honoree

Sep 1, 2020 Comments Off on 2020 WOA Arts & Culture Award Honoree

Karli Ingersoll 2020 Women of Achievement Honoree ~ Arts & Culture Award ~ Congratulations Karli! Thank You For Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission For Karli Ingersoll, pursuing her passion is a way of life, and for over a decade she has done just that—followed her passion while working tirelessly to…

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