Nominate Below:

Reason for nomination (What is the main reason for nominating this individual or organization? Please cover all of the judging criteria)

Please upload one Letter of Support or Testimonial.

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Women’s Conference Community Benefit Award

Application Deadline: Friday, February 7

Award: $2,500 (payable to company/ organization – or if an individual wins, to the charity of their choice)


This award is designed to highlight either an individual or group/organization that has helped to improve our overall community health.  This should be done through addressing a specific health need or problem in the community.  This may include:

  • Improve access to health care services
  • Enhance health of the community
  • Advance medical or health knowledge
  • Volunteer with a group or organization that is health related

Judging Criteria

  • The degree to which their services or actions have made a lasting or meaningful contribution or impact on their community – healthcare related
  • Length and degree of service or action
  • The extent to which their service or action might be considered above and beyond the call of duty
  • The extent to which their service or action would be recognized and valued by their peers/ community leaders


  • The goal is a nomination system online.  We will require a certain numbers of words for the description and at least one letter of support.

Past Honorees

  • 2019 Youth Hope
  • 2018 Elsie Chan
  • 2017 Dr. Melissa Kidder
  • 2016 Robin Diamond-Ward
  • 2015 Debi Faris, Garden of Angels
  • 2014 Inland Women Fighting Cancer
  • 2012 Angelina Amador
  • 2011 Nina Astor
  • 2010 Karen Maurer Brown
  • 2009 Jane Block, Dr. Sharon Lum, Dr. Shelagh Camak
  • 2008 Dr. Ellen Wartella, Maryellen Kingsfield, Judge Tara Reilly

Past Community Benefit Honoree

  • 2018 Penny Duerksen-Hughes, PhD
  • 2017 Malawi Project
  • 2016 Wonderlab
  • 2015 LLUMC Perinatal/Neonatal Bereavement & Palliative Care Program
  • 2014 Time for Change Foundation
  • 2012 The Well of Healing Mobile Medical Clinic
  • 2011 SMART Girls
  • 2010 Soroptimist International of Riverside
  • 2009 The Inland Empire Women’s Business Center
  • 2008 The Inland Empire Women’s Business Center