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Women of the Year 2020

Women of the Year 2020

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 700+ people.

Nominations will open January 3 – February 19, 2020.  Check back for the nomination form.

Nominations are accepted in the following 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

For full category descriptions, please click here.

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

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.

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

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