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Save the Date!

Join us for the Women of Distinction Awards Program as we honor local women who are paving the way for girls in Cincinnati. Network with other women, meet local Girl Scouts, and celebrate this year's honorees!

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Queen City Club
331 E 4th St
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Questions? Want to sponsor? Contact Kat Steiner at 513.619.1376.


Call for Nominations

The Women of Distinction honorees exemplify the Girl Scout mission through ethical leadership and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of their fellow citizens through community service. In highlighting these women and girls, we hope to inspire all girls to achieve their own goals and dreams.

We seek candidates from a broad range of professional and personal backgrounds. Previous experience in Girl Scouting or with youth programs is encouraged but not necessary.

Nominees for this honor are women who:

  • Support the ideals of the Girl Scout mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
  • Demonstrate a strong and growing commitment to the community.
  • Demonstrate exceptional skills as a role model or mentor of women and girls through advocacy, community service, and leadership.
  • Have achieved professional excellence in their field.

Nominate a special woman in your community to receive this prestigious award. Nominations are due Monday, December 16, 2019.


Our 2019 Honorees

Congratulations to the 2019 Women of Distinction Honorees in Cincinnati!

Claudia Abercrumbie | President and CEO, The Abercrumbie Group
Financial Empowerment Honoree

Denise Driehaus | County Commissioner, Hamilton County Board of Commissioners
Community Responsibility Honoree

Kim Foss | Biomechanist/Athletic Trainer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center 
Healthy Living Honoree

Katherine Jordan | Funeral Director, Thompson, Hall and Jordan Funeral Home
Leadership Honoree

Sue Gantz Matz | Analytical & Polymer Science Research Manager, LyondellBasell (Retired)
STEM Honoree


Other Ways to Get Involved with the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

Help girls find their spark and develop leadership skills by becoming a volunteer. Whether you give a few hours a month or a week, the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio make it flexible and fun.