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Women of the Year 2019

Women of the Year 2019

YWCA Cass Clay held our 46th annual Women of the Year event on Monday, May 6th, 2019 at the Delta by Marriott. This event honored 32 women and 3 businesses from Cass and Clay counties whose lives, talents, and passions shape our community. With a crowd of over 800 guests, the evening culminated in the announcement of the 2019 YWCA Cass Clay Women of the Year recipients in 11 categories. Thank you, table and event sponsors, for your support in honoring these remarkable women and this phenomenal businesses.

Congratulations to the 2019 Women of the Year!

Maureen Bartelt, Community & Volunteer Service

Jana Bruhschwein, Education

Dr. Dawn Duncan, Advocating For Equality

Susan Jarvis, Business Management & Entrepreneurship

Kirsten Jensen, Communications

Ladyboss FM, Leader in Women’s Empowerment

Katie Mastel, Young Woman of Today & Tomorrow

Britt Selbo, Health & Wellness

Cyndy Skorick, Lifetime Achievement

Taya Spelhaug, Science & Technology

Sara Stallman, Youth Advocacy


For full category descriptions, please click here.

Since 1973, YWCA Cass Clay has been shining a spotlight on exceptional women. They are leaders, mentors, visionaries, angels and heroes. Help us highlight women who shape the Fargo-Moorhead community through their passion, service and significant achievements at this widely-celebrated event attended by 800+ people.

YWCA Cass Clay is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We strive to break the cycles of poverty and violence for women and their families.


To learn more about how the award process works, please click here.

Continue to visit our website for 2020 Women of the Year event details, including how to nominate someone you know!