Tribute to Women
Commemorate Legacy. Honor Achievement. Celebrate Women.
Thanks to all the nominees, nominators, sponsors and supporters who attended the 2017 Tribute to Women Celebration!
2017 Winners (from left to right):
Business Achievement - Mary Howard, The Howard Group - R.W. Baird
Government and Law - Taneeza Islam, Collaborative Legal Incubator Program
Healthcare and STEM - Amber Schwiesow, Midco
Humanities and Education - Carol Rogers, Avera Health
Nonprofit and Community Service - Laurie Fluit, Citi
Sylvia Henkin Mentoring Award - Cathy Kellogg, Avera Health
Young Woman of Achievement - Dr. Ashley Podhradsky, Dakota State University
EmBeliever - Jim Woster, Avera Health
Banking and Finance - Suzy Collignon-Hodgen, Risk Administration Services
Originally begun as the Leader Luncheon in 1974, the annual tribute has become Sioux Falls’ top celebration of local leadership. Now in its 44th year, Tribute to Women recognizes the incredible contributions women bring to Sioux Falls. Whether through leadership in business, philanthropic endeavors or public service, Tribute brings people from across the community together to honor women, men and businesses.