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Women of Achievement honors those who embody our commitment to empower women: individuals who impact their professions, uplift their communities, fight bias, and inspire others. For more than three decades, YWCA Columbus has been shining a bright light on the courage and compassion of these women leaders.


Once nominations are submitted:

  • We ask respectfully that you do not contact YWCA Columbus Board of Directors or staff members regarding your nomination or the status or recommendation of your nomination. YWCA Columbus staff and Board members are not permitted to nominate potential Women of Achievement or write letters of support for nominations
  • External communication and updates regarding selection of Women of Achievement will be shared on our website

To be a Woman of Achievement, she may not:

  • Currently serve on either of YWCA Columbus’ two boards
  • Be employed by YWCA Columbus, including contract work

Note: The nomination period for the 2022 Women of Achievement has closed. Thank you to everyone who participated. For questions regarding the process following nomination, please contact Chief Advancement & Engagement Officer Sabrina Horton at