Woman of Achievement Upcoming Events
FLORIDA WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS LUNCHEON – May 19, 2019
Coral Ridge Yacht Club, Fort Lauderdale
CALIFORNIA “POINTS OF LIGHT” AWARDS L.A. LUNCHEON – August 2019
MRS/MS CALIFORNIA COMPETITION – August 31, 2019
INTERNATIONAL WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT – September 6-8, 2019
NATIONAL WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT PAGEANT – NOVEMBER 14-17 (Queen Mary)
Ms. U.S. Woman of Achievement
Jayna has worked with start ups and major corporations with social media and media branding. Her platform "I CAN" focusing on what Americans who have disabilities CAN DO won her a top cash award at the National Woman of Achievement when she represented North America. Jayna is a talented dancer and speaker and resides on the east coast.
Mrs. Elite U.S.
Woman of Achievement
Lisa Sussman (previously Florida Woman of Achievement) is the Editor of Fort Lauderdale Fashion Week Magazine, on the Board of Directors of STARZ Foundation and garnered the Speech Winner for her speech on container homes and sustainable housing. As a mentor, connector and business woman, Lisa has a unique mindset for service to those in under-served communities.
Faith Bates Pallone
TEXAS Woman of Achievement garnered the U.S. title for married women and won top honors and highest cash award for her work with veterans with PTSD. Faith is a nurse and mom of two. She is also a talented performer from opera to Broadway.
US Woman of Achievement
Erminia does considerable work within the California community with unwed mothers and women who decide not to terminate pregnancies. Her work with Obria Health Clinics and many others and her signature speech on "Life is Precious" inspired by her sister who she lost in an automobile accident is a moving speech and allowed for her to garner the California State title before moving on to the US Ambassador role.
Ms. National United States 2019
Emily, who represented the West Coast and does extensive radio and media sales presented a speech on overcoming obstacles. Her platform was "Breast Cancer Awareness" and she won the interview award. Emily sits on the California Board for Women in Forestry and plays a big role in "Farm to Table" appreciation of ranching and local farming and teaching school children the values of locally sourced foods.
Ms. Elite U.S.
Woman of Achievement
Francine entered Woman of Achievement two years in a row before taking the National Title - both times garnering Platform Awards for her work with Body Image. Her comedic performance at the National Event is a crowd favorite.
Woman of Achievement
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
Florida Woman of Achievement Nominations
Thank you for your interest! We are looking for outstanding volunteers, CEOs, students, non-
profit start up founders, educators, visionaries, entrepreneurs, business leaders and visible &
unsung female heroes in the state of Florida at the 2019 Woman of Achievement Awards.
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
Not a beauty pageant but an achievement pageant…
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Look No Further. Get Started Today
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 17, 2019