Woman of Achievement Upcoming Events
April 28th – Miss & Teen California
Aug. 3-5 – Miss & Teen Nationals
Sept. 28th – Mrs. & Ms. California Pageant
Sept. 29th – Ms & Mrs. WOA International Pageant
Nov. 1-4 Ms & Mrs. U.S. FINALS
Laura Kutryb (Florida) won top interview, top community sponsorship, and top best fitness and Photogenic to become our new Ms. National United States. Her work with her local Humane Society including a launch of a 2018 Calendar has received national acclaim.
Ms. National United States
Mrs. Elite U.S.
Molly competing as Mrs. Elite Arizona, won Platform, The Art Lewin Style Award, Gown and Fitness (Top 2), and Speech/Talent Award at the National Pageant. Her platform was "Childhelp" and she won the Beverly Jean $500 Cash Award for the highest score in the pageant in platform for her work as a Superhero "Wonderwoman" to keep kids in danger entertained while law enforcement intervenes in tough family situations.
Mrs. U.S. Woman of Achievement Platform: Green Initiatives
Iris works with green initiatives with San Diego International Airport and also encourages other airports to be as green as possible. A newly married military wife, Iris makes her home near Camp Pendleton and represented the state of California at the National Pageant.
Ms. U. S. Woman of Achievement
Platform: Seatbelt Safety and Motor Vehicle Safety for Children
Ms. Elite U.S.
New Ms. Elite U.S. is Candice Woods (CA). This educator has a platform on Foster Care and Mentoring and Being a Superhero to a child. A mom of two sons, Candice won a Platform award and a Talent Award before taking the National title in her division.
2018 U.S. WOA Ambassador Queen
Marsha's platform is "Encouraging others to empower their passion by taking it to the next level." As a local running champion, Marsha has participated in over 140 charity races, promoting heart health, the AHA & is also very active with Professional Women's Organizations in Florida.
Ms. National United States
Twice winning top honors in Platform Excellence at WOA, and named to the Nevada State Commission for Women, Brooke has raised over $10 million for the National Alzheimer's Association.
“Where Your Platform Is Our Passion”
Woman of Achievement offers a venue for single and married women of all ages to attend networking events, an Annual Leadership Luncheon and National Pageant awarding cash grants for community service as well as recognition for academic achievement, self improvement through creative arts and public speaking. The mission of Woman of Achievement is to recognize outstanding women and organizations for their work in their respective communities, and to connect women through networking and enrichment courses. We welcome nominations of outstanding women who deserve to be rewarded for giving back to their communities.
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What is Woman of Achievement?
Acknowledging the Beauty in Service, Self-Development and Education Among Today’s Modern Woman.
Platform Preliminary Finalists
(L-R) Molly Edwards (Arizona), Debra Tendrich (Florida), Eileen Safford (No. California), Francisca Acks-Ramos (Nevada), Tara Hooper (Texas), Candice Woods (CA)
“Eat Better, Live Better”
Mrs Elite Arizona
Molly Edwards – Barbara Jean Platform Award (Top Points)
Platform: Superheros for Kids
Mrs. Nevada (Elite)
Franny Acks-Ramos (Nevada)
“Body Acceptance- Loving yourself”
Ms. Elite California
“Foster Care / Mentoring”
Mrs. Elite Texas
Platform: “Dress for Success”
Ms. Elite No. California
Platform: Foster Care
Former Platform Cash Winners
Ani Hugdens (Florida)
Kim Summerall (Arizona)
Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery & Support
The Queen Mary
Location: Aboard the Queen Mary Ship leaving Long Beach,CA
Wake up in a whole new world! Welcome aboard The Queen Mary
Awarding Women Who Are Making A Difference
We offer Seminars, Leadership Workshops and a Pageant Competition for women who are active with community platforms, education and/or visual or performing arts.
25% Personal Interview
25% Platform Interview
20% Creative Expression/Speech
15% Evening Gown
“Thank you for running a fair competition! I’ve been in other pageants that didn’t seem to end so well but after this one I have several women I will be recommending!” -Elvira Osmonov Miss Hollywood Woman of Achievement
Participating in the Woman of Achievement Pageant was more than just a competition. It was 2 days of discovering myself, my desires and how much potential I have. This program doesn’t only focus on outward appearance; it focuses on what lies within…
– Mercedes H. Former Miss California
November 1- 4, 2018