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YWCA Leader Luncheon

March 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Leader Luncheon XXXVII: Women of Achievement

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Keynote Speaker: Reverend Felicia P. Hopkins

Leader Luncheon is the YWCA Northwestern Illinois’s primary fund-raising event. Funds from the event are used to develop and expand programming and advocacies for women and families’ economic self-sufficiency with a clear commitment to the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women.

Bright Future Scholarship

Each year, YWCA Northwestern Illinois awards $1,500 Bright Future Scholarships to outstanding female high school seniors. The YWCA is committed to promoting and recognizing our future leaders. The 2016 Bright Future Scholarship deadline is January 20, 2017. Eligible candidates will reside in Boone, Winnebago, Stephenson, or Jo Daviess counties. Contact Marketing and Fund Development office, (815) 968-9681 ext. 308, for further information.

YWCA La Voz Latina Scholarship

YWCA Northwestern Illinois is honored to be able to continue the La Voz Latina Scholarship, funded through the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. This scholarship will be awarded to a male or female high school senior of of Hispanic/Latino descent, residing in Winnebago, Boone, Stephenson or Jo Daviess Counties. Please download the scholarship application to review eligibility and requirement criteria. Scholarship deadline is January 20, 2017.

Women of Achievement Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

YWCA Northwestern Illinois will offer one $1,500 scholarship to support the continuing education goals of women residing in the YWCA service areas of Boone, Winnebago, Stephenson, and Jo Daviess counties. This scholarship has been created to make post-secondary achievement more accessible to the non-traditional student, and support the advancement of women in Northern Illinois.

Leader Luncheon: Women of Achievement Awards

This year’s event will once again honor six outstanding individuals in the categories of Business, Community Leadership, Mentorship, Professions, Promise, and Racial Justice. Nominate a colleague, mentor, or co-worker today.

Thank You to Our Valued Event Sponsors






GE Aviation

General Mills

Lechtenberg & Associates LLC

PNC Bank

SwedishAmerican Health System

Leaders in the Workplace

Crusader Community Health

Mercy Health System

Oliver Close LLC

University of Illinois College of Medicine



Dady & Hoffmann LLC

First National Bank and Trust

Greenlee Textron Foundation


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March 6
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Giovanni’s Conference Center
610 N. Bell School Rd
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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