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YWCA Tulsa • 1503 S. Denver Ave • Tulsa, OK 74119 • Phone: 918-587-2100 • info@ywcatulsa.org • © Copyright 2017 YWCA Tulsa All Rights Reserved

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YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Through inclusion and empowerment, we address race and gender disparities in wellness, wealth and education. YWCA supports nearly 400,000 women, children and people of color in the Tulsa area through four hallmark programs: health and wellness, immigrant and refugee services, racial justice, and women’s empowerment. For more information on YWCA, visit ywcatulsa.org. YWCA is a Partner Agency of the Tulsa Area United Way

In 2015 two powerhouse organizations teamed up to form the Women of the Year – Pinnacle Awards. The Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women honored more than 200 Tulsa women with its Pinnacle Award between 1987 and 2015. After the YWCA celebrated its 100-year anniversary in December 2014, the first Women of the Year Awards were presented in April 2015. Given its success and the opportunity to partner with the long-standing Pinnacle Awards, YWCA’s board of directors voted unanimously to approve this organic partnership, uniting both awards.

 

Each year, YWCA, in partnership with the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women, honors 10 of Tulsa’s brightest female figures through Women of the Year — Pinnacle Awards. This Grammy's-style, star-studded showcase features empowered women, enlightened men and riveting entertainment. Women of the Year – Pinnacle Award winners embody the mission of YWCA, eliminating racism and empowering women; and uphold the legacy of the Pinnacle Awards. That legacy is reflected in these women who are role models in their professions, take risks on behalf of others, perform community services and advocate for women’s issues and concerns.

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About the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women

The Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women acts as the central clearinghouse and coordinating agency for activities and information relating to women. The commission is charged with helping women develop a collective voice to influence public policy and affect positive changes in their lives, in addition to stimulating research in the area of women’s legal rights; educating the community on the status of women by publicizing information on women’s rights and obligations; reviewing the range of services available to women to enable them to fully contribute to society and assist agencies in pursuing needed services. For more information on the Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women, visit MCOSOW.

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YWCA Tulsa in partnership with

the Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women

 

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Countless women within the Tulsa community should be recognized for the remarkable contributions they are making. You can nominate the remarkable women in your life for this year's 2018 Women of the Year - Pinnacle Awards.

 

Nominations are open online now through Friday, June 30, at YWCATulsa.org. The Women of the Year - Pinnacle Awards will honor 10 women within the Tulsa community who personify the mission of YWCA and uphold the legacy of teh Pinnacle Awards.  YWCA's mission is to eliminate racism and empower women by promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The legacy of the Pinnacle Awards is reflected in women who are role models in their professions, take risks on behalf of others, perform community service and advocate for women's issues and concerns.

 

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