2016 NATIONAL HONOREE

The 2016 Women of Worth National Honoree, Carly Yoost, has been awarded an additional $25,000 after receiving thousands of public votes via the L'Oréal Paris website and social channels. Read about Carly and the work she is doing with Child Rescue Coalition below.

Carly Yoost

Child Rescue Coalition

"To be nominated as a Women of Worth means a great deal to me personally and professionally. As a woman who is focusing on changing lives and saving kids from harm, this opportunity makes me appreciate the fact that others can see the value of our work and that the Child Rescue Coalition can benefit from such amazing exposure."

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THE HONOREES

This Year's Celebration


November 16, 2016 – NYC

The glamorous event celebrated all the
Women of Worth honorees and recognized the National Honoree.

Women of Worth honoree - Carly Yoost from Child Rescue Coalition

Carly Yoost
Child Rescue Coalition

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Carly Yoost

Child Rescue Coalition

"To be nominated as a Women of Worth means a great deal to me personally and professionally. As a woman who is focusing on changing lives and saving kids from harm, this opportunity makes me appreciate the fact that others can see the value of our work and that the Child Rescue Coalition can benefit from such amazing exposure."

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Women of Worth honoree - Nadya  Okamoto from Camions of Care

Nadya Okamoto
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Nadya Okamoto

Camions of Care

"Being a Women of Worth makes menstrual hygiene more accessible for tens of thousands of cycles, empowers youth leaders in advocacy initiatives around women’s empowerment, and advances our progress in making social change around menstruation."

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Women of Worth honoree - Sandra Gunn from Leslie's Week

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Sandra Gunn

Leslie's Week

"Being a Women of Worth empowers Leslie’s Week to expand our vacations away for Stage 4 Breast Cancer women and to grow our Education Assistance Grant Program for their children when they graduate from high school."

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Women of Worth honoree - Jessica Kidd from Gracie's Gowns

Jessica Kidd
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Jessica Kidd

Gracie's Gowns

"Being a Women of Worth is providing inspiration to parents and children during their darkest moments by brightening up their world with something just as special as they are."

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Women of Worth honoree - Orlaith Staunton from Rory Staunton Foundation for Sepsis Prevention

Orlaith Staunton
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Orlaith Staunton

Rory Staunton Foundation for Sepsis Prevention

"Being a Women of Worth means I can draw vital attention to my family's mission, to ensure that no other child dies of sepsis like our beloved son Rory."

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Women of Worth honoree - Marian Hamilton from The Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center

Marian Hamilton
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Marian Hamilton

The Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center

"Being a Women of Worth will increase awareness of the needs of family caregivers who deal with the daily struggle of caring for a seriously-ill loved one. It will enhance our ability to expand caregiver support services to more families and will also enable the Caregiver Center model to spread to additional hospitals and communities."

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Women of Worth honoree - Diane Latiker from Kids Off The Block

Diane Latiker
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Diane Latiker

Kids Off The Block

"Being a Women of Worth to me, means exuding passion, inspiration and dedication ultimately acknowledging the Power Of One."

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Women of Worth honoree - Kathy Tillotson from Build Futures

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Build Futures

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Kathy Tillotson

Build Futures

"Women of Worth empowers us to Build Futures of homeless youth by taking the increasing number off the streets to safe housing and self-sufficiency."

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Women of Worth honoree - Debbie Sardone from Cleaning for a Reason

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Debbie Sardone

Cleaning for a Reason

"Being a Women of Worth means more women who are battling cancer will receive the gift of free house cleaning services enabling them to focus on their health while we focus on their home!"

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Women of Worth honoree - Monica Gray from DreamWakers

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Monica Gray

DreamWakers

"Being a Women of Worth empowers DreamWakers to bring more professionals into public service, to connect the real world to more classrooms, and to serve, inspire and awaken the dreams of more students than ever before."

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