Women of Distinction Ceremony

The only way to predict your future is to create it. Lincoln said it, and every year NCCWSL honors women who have lived it! They’ve found their place, they’re making the world better, and they’re going to empower you to do the same.

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Join us at the Women of Distinction Awards ceremony as these women share their advice, inspiration, and experience with the future leaders of tomorrow (that’s you, right?). After hearing their remarkable stories, you’ll have the opportunity to meet them, face-to-face, during the reception after the ceremony.

Who are the 2015 NCCWSL Women of Distinction?

Awardees are leaders in their fields, creators of unique programs and services, and lifelong advocates for critical issues. Here are this year’s inspiring women.

Debbie SterlingDebbie Sterling
CEO and founder of GoldieBlox

Debbie Sterling is the founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, an award-winning toy company on a mission to “disrupt the pink aisle” with interactive construction toys and stories for girls. Sterling is an engineer, spokesperson, and one of the leaders of the movement getting girls interested in engineering and technology. Sterling was named Time magazine’s Person of the Moment and Business Insider‘s 30 Women Who Are Changing the World. GoldieBlox was named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company and Educational Toy of the Year by the Toy Industry Association, and it became the first-ever small business to win a free commercial during the Super Bowl. Sterling has made it her life’s mission to tackle the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and math. She completed her degree in engineering at Stanford University in 2005 and currently lives with her husband in San Francisco.

Check back throughout January and February as we announce our remaining 2015 Women of Distinction!

When does this year’s ceremony take place?

The event will be held the evening of Thursday, May 29, 2015.

How can I attend the ceremony?

Register for the conference.

What happened at last year’s ceremony?

Check out the highlights from the 2014 Women of Distinction ceremony.