“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.” – Maya Angelou
“I want to be remembered as the girl who stood up.”- Malala Yousafzai
Our “She is Fierce” Award Series was created to recognize young women that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and community engagement. One honoree selected each month will receive recognition on our website, social media channels, a certificate, and a small gift. All honorees will also be invited to our Women’s Summit in the Fall of 2017.
Why is it important to recognize young women?
North Carolina state legislature ranks in the bottom 50% based on its proportion of women.
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