Women & Young Women of Distinction Celebrates Current and Emerging Leaders

Hundreds of GSACPC community supporters gathered at the Arizona Biltmore to celebrate current and emerging leaders at the 2014 Women and Young Women of Distinction luncheon. The distinguished honorees set a powerful example of “what could be” and gave an inspirational glimpse into a future led by our most valuable asset –
our girls.

Girls who receive the Young Woman of Distinction honor stand out on college and scholarship applications, have the opportunity to network with prominent community leaders, and are featured in the media. Nominate a Woman or Young Woman of Distinction for 2015 by contacting Leslie Friedman at lesliefriedman@girlscoutsaz.org.

The event was a result of enormous effort and generosity by many people and organizations. Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, for their continued support and belief in the Girl Scout mission. We also thank Carstens Family Funds, Arizona Lottery, L. Roy Papp & Associates, Wells Fargo and Arizona State University, Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

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Meet the 2014 Honorees...


Women of Distinction
  • Diane Enos
    President, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

  • Kate Gallego
    Councilwoman, City of Phoenix


  • Mitzi Montoya
    Vice President and Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group, Arizona State University


Young Women of Distinction
  • Ariel Carr
    Centennial High School, 12th grade


  • Brittanee Hustad
    Shadow Mountain High School, 11th grade


  • Hannah Stevenson
    Perry High School, 11th grade


Promise Awardees
  • Judy Jolley Mohraz
    First President and CEO of The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust


  • Harry Papp
    Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager, L. Roy Papp & Associates


  • Community partner in financial education and literacy.


Event Sponsors
  • bcbs
  • az-lottery
  • az-family
  • carstens-family-funds