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Women of Distinction

Women of Distinction is Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council’s annual event to recognize outstanding women who embody the mission of Girl Scouts and have made significant achievements in our program focus areas. In addition to recognizing a Lifetime Achievement honoree, this event also spotlights successful women who emulate the leadership ideals of Girl Scouting: courage, confidence and character.


2015 Event Information

When:             September 9, 2015
Where:            The Westin Charlotte
Honorees:      More information to follow


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  • Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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2014 Women of Distinction Recap

On April 10, 2014, six outstanding women were honored for their achievements. Award recipients include:

  • Lifetime Achievement – Mary Lou Babb
  • Young Woman of Achievement – Abigail Bucher Ness
  • Significant Achievement in Community Building – Dr. Maha Gingrich
  • Significant Achievement in Environmental Leadership – Regina Guyer
  • Significant Achievement in Healthy Living – Dr. Preeti Matkins
  • Significant Achievement in STEM – Dr. Sharon Jones

In a tribute video, Lifetime Achievement honoree Mary Lou Babb’s friends shared insights into why she is deserving of this honor.