We believe every woman is a woman of ‎worth. Every year we recognize 10 extraordinary women who make a difference.

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Click on the thumbnails below to learn more about our Women of Worth—and vote on who you think should receive an additional $25,000 toward her cause.

Women of Worth honoree - Corinne Cannon from D.C. Diaper Bank

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Corinne Cannon

D.C. Diaper Bank

"[A diaper] isn’t a luxury for a baby. It’s an absolute necessity. This shouldn’t be something that families need."

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Women of Worth honoree - Stephanie Decker from The Stephanie Decker Foundation

Stephanie Decker
The Stephanie Decker Foundation

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Stephanie Decker

The Stephanie Decker Foundation

"We’re teaching these kids they can do anything they want in this world. Whether you’re missing a limb, a leg… you are worth it."

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Women of Worth honoree - Shaaron Funderburk from Off the Streets Program

Shaaron Funderburk
Off the Streets Program

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Shaaron Funderburk

Off the Streets Program

"It was my dream to be part of the world. I didn’t want to be one of the people you walked by and didn’t see."

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Women of Worth honoree - Mary K. Hoodhood from Kids' Food Basket

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Mary K. Hoodhood

Kids' Food Basket

"The thought of a child digging through the trash, looking for food to take home to her family, is just so sad."

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Women of Worth honoree - Deborah Snyder from Operation Renewed Hope

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Operation Renewed Hope

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Deborah Snyder

Operation Renewed Hope

"Every homeless veteran deserves a hand up to get to a better place in their lives. One is too many. We’re here to get that number to zero."

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Women of Worth honoree - Phyllis Sudman from Simon's Fund

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Simon's Fund

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Phyllis Sudman

Simon's Fund

"We don’t want another family to go through what we’ve been through. No parent should ever have to bury a child."

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Women of Worth honoree - Brittany Wenger from Cloud4Cancer

Brittany Wenger
Cloud4Cancer

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Brittany Wenger

Cloud4Cancer

"My generation is growing up in a really exciting time. We don’t have to wait to change the world. When we see something we want to do, we can go out and do it."

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Women of Worth honoree - Audra Wilford from MaxLove Project

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MaxLove Project

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Audra Wilford

MaxLove Project

"There are a lot of children in this nation fighting pediatric cancers. We have the chance to step up."

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Women of Worth honoree - Jenny Williamson from Courage Worldwide

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Jenny Williamson

Courage Worldwide

"The dream of Courage [Worldwide] was to have a place where kids can be safe. We believe in them until they can believe in themselves."

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Women of Worth honoree - Rachel R. Jackson-Bramwell from Project Compassion, NFP

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Project Compassion, NFP

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Rachel R. Jackson-Bramwell

Project Compassion, NFP

"To me, compassion is helping someone make a change. You don’t just give something to them—you empower them."

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DECEMBER 2, 2014 – NYC

The annual winter gala will celebrate the work of every nominated woman—and shine a special light on the work behind the grand prize winner.

Take a Look At last Year's Honorees
Last Year's

HONOREES

    The

    TIMELINE

    Phase 1

    April 1 – June 21

    Nominations

    Ten women were selected from a pool of more than 4,000 nominees.

    Phase 2

    November 3 – 26

    Voting

    Learn more about our 2014 Women of Worth and vote for the 2014 National Honoree.

    Phase 3

    December 2

    Gala in NYC

    The 2014 National Honoree will be announced and awarded an additional $25,000 toward her cause.