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YWCA Olympia Womxn of Achievement Celebration


“…a steady rock in an ever changing storm”, “…she is a woman of strong conviction”, “….a proven leader and mentor” and “she’s been a force for 26 years, building up, empowering a community”. YWCA Olympia is pleased to announce their 2018 Womxn and Business of Achievement. • Sharonda Amamilo, Supervising Senior Defense attorney for the Juvenile and Dependency Division of the Thurston County Public Defense Office • Rosalinda Noriega, Pizza Klatch Executive Director • Shambricia Spencer, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest & the Hawaiian Islands Capacity Building Manager • Gabi M.S. Trautmann, Owner and operator of Olympic Cards & Comics • Business of Achievement: Washington State Department of Commerce Office of Homeless Youth Prevention & Protection Established in 1994, the YWCA Olympia Womxn of Achievement Award is one of the most prestigious honors for womxn and businesses in the South Sound and seeks to center and recognize the accomplishments, professional contributions, and public service performed by womxn in the community. The Womxn of Achievement award recognizes those who embody outstanding leadership qualities, are exceptionally committed to their community and/or profession, and live or work in the greater South Sound area. Their Honorees are working to eliminate racism and sexism to empower womxn, have advanced the political, social and/or economic status of womxn and girls, and embody the YWCA’s vision of a world where all people are valued, live free from oppression, and thrive in a just society.