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YWCA Leader Luncheon

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Leader Luncheon: Women of Achievement

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.

Support this longstanding community event by becoming a sponsor today! 

Sponsorship Opportunities


Bright Future Scholarship

Each year, YWCA Northwestern Illinois awards a $1,500 Bright Future Scholarship to an outstanding female high school senior. The YWCA is committed to promoting and recognizing our future leaders. The 2021 Bright Future Scholarship deadline is January 15, 2021. Eligible candidates will reside in Boone, Winnebago, Stephenson, or Jo Daviess counties.

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 $2,500 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 15, 2021.

Contact Marketing and Fund Development office, (815) 968-9681 ext. 308, for further information.

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. The deadline for submission is March 1, 2021.  Nomination form

Past recipients


Thank You to Our Valued 2021 Event Sponsors




Leaders in the Workplace

Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc

Belvidere District #100

First National Bank and Trust

Workplace Staffing


Bright Future Scholarships Sponsor

Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network




For sponsorship opportunities, please contact our Development office: 815-316-6126


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May 13
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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