YWCA SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR THE KATHARINE F. ERSKINE AWARD

The Non-Profit Calls on the Public to Recognize Women Leadership in the Community

 

For Immediate Release

Sophie Cannon

Marketing & Resource Development Associate

P 508.767.2505 x 3049 | scannon@ywcacm.org

 

YWCA SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR THE KATHARINE F. ERSKINE AWARD

The Non-Profit Calls on the Public to Recognize Women Leadership in the Community

 

Worcester, MA – YWCA Central Massachusetts is on a mission to recognize female leadership in Central Massachusetts. The women-led organization seeks nominations for the 2020 Katharine F. Erskine Award.

 

The prestigious award recognizes women who have demonstrated leadership and reached exemplary levels of achievement in their professions and communities. Those selected embody the YWCA’s mission and display a strong commitment to the elimination of racism, empowerment of women, and promotion of peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

 

Award Criteria:

  • Distinctive achievement and service in her current field
  • Service to community with a demonstrated commitment to social and racial equality
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving as a role model for women and girls
  • Must live and/or work in Central Massachusetts

 

The award categories are as follows: Arts and Culture; Business and Law; Community, Social Service and Government; Education; and Health, Science and Technology.

 

Nominations will be accepted through February 29, 2020.

 

Award recipients will be recognized at the 26th annual Tribute to Women Luncheon to be held on May 5, 2020 at Mechanics Hall.

 

For more information about the award or to submit a nomination, please visit https://ywcacm.org/erskine-awards-nominations/

 

YWCA Central Massachusetts is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen our community. YWCA Central Massachusetts is part of an

YWCA Central Massachusetts is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen our community. YWCA Central Massachusetts is part of an international movement serving over 2 million in the United States and 25 million worldwide. For comprehensive information about this important work, go to: www.ywcacm.org and www.ywca.org.

Sophie Cannon
Marketing & Resource Development Associate
E scannon@ywcacm.org