New Hampshire

Susan B. Anthony Award

This annual award began in 1979 and recognizes the contributions of outstanding women who live or work in New Hampshire and exemplify the ideals of Susan B. Anthony.  These ideals can be demonstrated in any aspect of our life:  personal, professional, volunteer, etc.  While she believed passionately in and worked for civil and political rights, equality and dignity for all people, Susan B. Anthony is most notably recognized for her activist efforts to obtain the right to vote for women.

Each year, the recipient of the Susan B. Anthony award is recognized for her contributions to other women and the community and the way in which she has demonstrated one or more of Susan B. Anthony’s qualities.

2015 Ceremony

2015 Award Winner

The YWCA is seeking nominations for this year's award. This award recognizes the contributions of outstanding women who live or work in New Hampshire and exemplify the ideals of Susan B. Anthony. While she believed passionately in and worked for civil and political rights, equality, and dignity for all people, Susan B. Anthony is most notably recognized for her activist efforts to obtain the right to vote for women. Each year, the recipient of the Susan B. Anthony award is recognized for her contributions to other women and the community and the way in which she has demonstrated one or more of Susan B. Anthony’s qualities. These values can be demonstrated in any aspect of her life: personal, professional, volunteer, etc.

Nomination Criteria:

  • Nominees should live and/or work in the state of New Hampshire.
  • Nomination can be made by individuals or a group.
  • Nominee must be available to accept the award at the YWCA Annual Celebration in October 2015
  • Nominations must be received by the YWCA by August 14, 2015

To nominate a recipient - Click Here

2015 Keynote Speaker

This year's keynote speaker is Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former Lt. Governor of Maryland, with a long history of accomplishment in the public arena, including women's empowerment.

Tickets for the 2015 Awards

Ticket information to follow.

2015 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor - Southern New Hampshire University