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Beacon is proud to announce its inaugural Icon Award: Impacting Women in Leadership

The Icon Award recognizes an individual for his/her career commitment to making a significant positive impact on advancing the influence of women in the workplace. The key contributions of this individual include, but are not limited to, nurturing intellectual growth, career development, professional guidance, mentorship, and positive role modeling. Nominees can be executives, entrepreneurs, leaders of a non-profit organization, business owners, volunteers, or mentors: any inspirational individual who is doing remarkable things for women.


Icon Award: Impacting Women in Leadership

March 11, 2020

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Normandy Farm - Silos Ballroom




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Why we started the ICON Award:



The nomination period has closed.


Beacon is seeking nominations for the 2020 Beacon Women’s Leadership Impact Award to be presented to a woman or a man in the tri-state region for advancing and recognizing people in their careers who possess one or more of the following criteria:


  • Leading activities that bridge understanding and effect change in an organization/profession in achieving gender equality
  • Providing leadership growth opportunities as well as promoting women into leadership positions
  • Addressing gender bias with education and inclusion
  • Guiding or creating programs that enable sustainable networking for women

Some examples may be:

  • Starting or leading mentoring activities
  • Starting or promoting women’s advocacy through representation on board of directors or executive leadership teams
  • Starting or promoting women’s networking organizations
  • Increasing awareness of issues affecting women in the workplace
  • Serving as a role model for others inside and outside the organization
  • Being a champion or sponsor for women’s initiatives




Inspiration Sponsors



Award Sponsor

Logo Sponsor

Impact Champions


Art Anderson Amy AnderssonJory Barrad
Maria Baseggio
Maria Bomersbach
Connie Davies
Lynn Hoban 
Bob Jarvis
Kim Landry
Helen O'Hara
Pat Schaeffer
Josh Selekman 
Stephanie Selekman
Dorothy Stubblebine
Barbara Taylor 
  Morris Yankell