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For 32 years, the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh has honored Pittsburgh women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership. The awards specifically recognize women who embody the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s commitment to eliminate racism and empower women. This year’s awards luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 29 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Westin Hotel.

The proceeds from this Tribute to Women support services such as “housing for women in transition; subsidized child care for financially struggling, women-supported families; health education for economically disadvantaged women; and STEM education for teen girls from socio-economically distressed homes.”

The 2014 Awardees include:

Allerton Lifetime Achievement Award: Mary Kay Poppenberg

Business & Professional Services: Lisa M. Kuzma

Civic & Community Service: Lucille Prater-Holliday

Education: MJ Tocci (Posthumous)

Health & Human Services: Kimberlee Evert, MPH

Science & Technology: Shakita Trigg, CSSGB

Young Leader: La’Tasha D. Mayes

Please come out and celebrate women who are making a difference!

You can register for the event and purchase tickets here.

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Tribute to Women Leadership Awards Luncheon
When: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 12 noon – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Westin Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (map)