Last Week to Submit Nominations for Women of Achievement Award

Women of Achievement is calling for nominations for the 2017 Class of Honorees. The St. Louis Women of Achievement Award, which celebrates its 62nd anniversary in 2017, is the oldest, ongoing program in the area whose sole mission is to honor and recognize the volunteer service and volunteer leadership of women.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is midnight Monday, January 16, 2017.

Nominations may be submitted online or via email, mail or hand delivery to 3418 Charlack Avenue, Suite 615, St. Louis, Missouri, 63114. Online submissions and printable nomination forms with full details are available at Online submissions are preferred, and early submissions are also encouraged. Self-nominations are accepted.

Eligible individuals are female volunteers from the St. Louis metropolitan area, including Metro East Illinois, who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the betterment of the St. Louis region through voluntary contributions, volunteer leadership and a significant breadth of a volunteer career. Women of Achievement considers nominees with substantial volunteer impact in areas such as, but not limited to, education, arts, health and human services, youth and family, philanthropy, social justice and advocacy. Nominations of women representing diverse cultures, roles and accomplishments are encouraged.

The 10 honorees will be recognized at the 2017 Women of Achievement Luncheon on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. This year’s luncheon chair is Gin Wachter and the vice chair is Phyllis Langsdorf. Presenting sponsors are KMOX Radio, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Ladue News.

For additional information about the awards, please visit For specific questions about the nomination process, please contact Women of Achievement President Joni Karandjeff at 314-799-6465 or and/or Women of Achievement at 314-896-4962 or

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