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Women of the Year 2021

Women of the Year 2021


Since 1973, we have 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.

This year’s Women of the Year event will be held on April 26, 2021.
Virtual Viewing Room Opens at 6:30pm | Program Begins at 7:00pm

Join us from the comfort of home as we celebrate the accomplishments of 40 amazing nominees. To best adhere to safety recommendations, YWCA has chosen to host nominees and close guests in person, while welcoming the rest of our incredible supporters virtually this year.

We invite you to tune-in virtually to uplift of our nominees and support the mission of YWCA Cass Clay. Your virtual ticket will gain you live event coverage, giving you exclusive access and first-hand knowledge of our 2021 Women of the Year honorees and entrance into a prize drawing! Plus, your gift of $44 provides the first night of shelter for a woman or child in need right here in our community at YWCA Emergency Shelter.

For questions regarding Women of the Year sponsorship opportunities please contact Morgan Svingen at woty@ywcacassclay.org or 701.232.2547.



For questions regarding Women of the Year Sponsorship or Tickets, please contact Morgan Svingen at woty@ywcacassclay.org or 701.232.2547.


Nominations are accepted each year in 13 different categories.

  • Advocating for Equality
  • Arts & Culture
  • Business Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Communications
  • Community & Volunteer Service
  • Education
  • Faith Community
  • Health & Wellness
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Science & Technology
  • Young Woman of Today & Tomorrow
  • Youth Advocacy
  • Leader in Women’s Empowerment

Download category descriptions


For a list of past Women of the Year honorees, click here.