Nominations for YWCA Women of Achievement are open

Nominations are now open for the YWCA Women of Achievement Awards.

For the past 28th years, the YWCA has honored outstanding women and young leaders in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Columbus counties.

To nominate someone and for more information, visit

The deadline for nominations is Jan. 25.

Women of Achievement categories include Arts, Business, Communications, Education, Environmental, Health & Wellness, Public Service, Rachel Freeman Unsung Hero and Volunteer as well as high school seniors.

Wilma magazine is working with the YWCA this year to help grow the competition and event, which will be in May. A special section featuring the Women of Achievement winners will be in Wilma's April issue.

For more information on nominations, contact Katie Tate, YWCA's Community Outreach Director, at (910) 799-6820 x104 or If your business or organization would like to sponsor Women of Achievement, please contact Judy Budd at (910) 343-8600 x212 or