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Influencing Women Awards Gala - PHANTOM

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Thank you for joining us to celebrate our incredible finalists and winners at our formal event recognizing several  Donelson-Hermitage Women of Influence and those who support the advancement of Women in Business.

A Portion of the Proceeds will be Donated to:

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Rest Stop Ministries Inc. is a Nashville Area Not-For-Profit dedicated to comprehensively restoring female survivors of domestic sex trafficking.

For more information regarding their mission and vision, please visit their website.




 The Women In Business Influencing Women Awards recognize women who lead the way in business, industry, enterprise and community, along with the organizations and individuals that champion women leaders!


Influencing Women Awards Categories

Jeannie Seely Standing Ovation Award

Recognizes a woman who has created influence and significance in the entertainment industry and has shown the advocacy of other women in her field by mentoring and supporting them in their professional success. In addition, she generously shares her time, advocation for her community and various organizations. Our 2020 Jeanne Seely Standing Ovation Award Recipient is Devon O'Day.


Beyond the Glass Ceiling Award
Recognizes a woman who has utilized her position, stature, expertise, and influence to break down barriers and effect innovation and positive change in her profession, industry or enterprise. Our 2020 Beyond the Glass Ceiling Award Winner is Linda Ragsdale.


Heart of Donelson-Hermitage Award
Recognizes a woman who is making outstanding contributions to their community. This community advocate demonstrates how people with passion and determination can use their lives to make a difference in the community. Our 2020 Heart of Donelson-Hermitage Award Winner is Nicole Vaughn.


Champion of Women Award
Recognizes a business or organization that has demonstrated outstanding efforts to empower women through its policies, programs, culture, diversity and inclusion. These efforts have supported women’s economic empowerment and achievements in the business world as well as the local business community. Our 2020 Champion of Women Award Winner is L'Evate, A Leadership Community


Lifetime Legacy Award
Recognizes a woman who has demonstrated superior leadership over several years and who has a significant track record of long-term achievements and accomplishments in business, industry and/or enterprise. Our 2020 Lifetime Legacy Award Winner is Lucy Foutch.


Woman to Watch Award
Recognizes an up and coming businesswoman under 40 who has demonstrated success and vision, made noteworthy contributions and is on her way to making a meaningful imprint on the future of her organization and the local business community. Our 2020 Woman to Watch Award Winner is Kerra Bennett.


WOW (Woman-Owned Workplace) Award
Recognizes a woman-owned business that has demonstrated leadership, excellence, innovation, growth, strength, leadership and has given back to the community. Our 2020 Woman-Owned Workplace Award Winner is Mill Creek Mercantile.


Photo credit: Sarah Boyce Photography 
To read a short biography about each finalist and winner, please click HERE.
February 13, 2020
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