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The voting period has ended. The 2015 Women of Worth National Honoree will be announced and awarded an additional $25,000 at a celebration in New York on December 1. Read about each of the Women of Worth Honorees below.

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DECEMBER 1, 2015 – NYC

2015 Women of Worth will be recognized during the 10th Anniversary celebration on December 1.

Take a Look At last Year's Honorees
Women of Worth honoree - Melaney Smith from Books for Keeps

Melaney Smith
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Melaney Smith

Books for Keeps

"Thanks to Women of Worth, we’ll be able to expand our reach and keep even more children reading during the summer break."

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Women of Worth honoree - SuEllen Fried from Reaching Out from Within

SuEllen Fried
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SuEllen Fried

Reaching Out from Within

"Being a Women of Worth enables us to commit additional resources towards the process of reforming inmates through a weekly intensive curriculum."

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Women of Worth honoree - Jaha Dukureh from Safe Hands for Girls

Jaha Dukureh
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Jaha Dukureh

Safe Hands for Girls

"As a Women of Worth, we can facilitate more programs to help raise awareness about the devastating practice of female genital mutilation."

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Women of Worth honoree - Maria Rose Belding from MEANS Database

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Maria Rose Belding

MEANS Database

"Being a Women of Worth provides resources that will help expand MEANS to connect more food pantries and local donors to get food to those in need."

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Women of Worth honoree - Elissa Davey from Garden of Innocence

Elissa Davey
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Elissa Davey

Garden of Innocence

"This Women of Worth honor allows Garden of Innocence to realize our mission of providing dignified burials for abandoned children on a national scale."

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Women of Worth honoree - Kathy Koenigsdorf from Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation

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Kathy Koenigsdorf

Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation

"Women of Worth is helping us give hope and lifesaving opportunities to families devastated by the impacts of addiction."

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Women of Worth honoree - Teri Kelsall from The Jonas Project

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Teri Kelsall

The Jonas Project

"Thanks to Women of Worth, veterans with an entrepreneurial spirit will be able to realize their dreams and embark on a new, fulfilling journey."

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Women of Worth honoree - Schinnell Leake from Extra-Ordinary Birthdays

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Schinnell Leake

Extra-Ordinary Birthdays

"Being a Women of Worth broadens our ability to touch the lives of more children living in shelters by hosting personalized birthday parties in their honor."

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Women of Worth honoree - Catherine Curry-Williams from Shane’s Inspiration

Catherine Curry-Williams
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Catherine Curry-Williams

Shane’s Inspiration

"Women of Worth advances our commitment of creating essential inclusive playgrounds and programs, uniting children of ALL abilities."

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Women of Worth honoree - Alison O'Neil from Beauty Becomes You

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Alison O'Neil

Beauty Becomes You

"L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth helps to further the mission of the Beauty Becomes You Foundation by ensuring senior adults access to needed, well-deserved and up-lifting aesthetic treatments."

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Last Year's

HONOREES

    The

    TIMELINE

    Phase 1

    March 2 - May 31

    Nominations

    Ten women were selected from more than 6,000 nominations.

    Phase 2

    November 2 – 20

    Voting

    Thousands read and watched the stories of the 2015 Women of Worth and cast their vote for the National Honoree.

    Phase 3

    December 1

    Celebration In NYC

    All 10 Women of Worth celebrated and National Honoree announced.