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How Women Lead: Annual Spotlight Awards for Women Leading in Social Justice, Philanthropy and Film

  • Merchants Exchange Club 75 Leidesdorff Street San Francisco, CA, 94104 United States (map)

The Spotlight Awards is an initiative of How Women Lead. The Spotlight Awards were created to honor those courageous leaders reshaping the landscape for women and girls. Join us on Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at the Merchant Exchange Club in San Francisco. This is an award ceremony and film screening event honoring:

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar - Si Se Puede Award

Aimee Allison - Setting the Scene Pacesetter Award

Norah Shapiro - Changing the Narrative Award

The time for women to lead is now and there are women who, have been breaking the glass ceilings in new ways who give us hope. How Women Lead honors these trailblazers who have shown courage and innovation at our annual Spotlight Award. The Spotlight Awards were created to honor those courageous leaders reshaping the landscape for women and girls. We champion safe, engaging, and collaborative environments for women to share ideas, make connections, wrestle with challenges of leadership, and take action on the issues that impact their communities. 

 The Spotlight Awards 2019 celebrate women leading in propelling women of color into the center of our hearts and minds as new leaders in our democracy. We will celebrate the courage and leadership of Aimee Allison, She The People, and Ilhan Omar, U.S. House of Representatives in Minnesota (5th District). How Women Lead is not only committed to raising and empowering diverse voices but is also committed to true and reflective representation, and we believe that Ilhan Omar’s story is one that inspires us all to not be limited by the outdated conventional beliefs of how much women can achieve for their communities.