Distinguished Leader Award

The Distinguished Leader Award honors a CREW Orlando member who consistently exemplifies the traits of outstanding leadership and mentorship, including integrity, ability to inspire action, authenticity, decisiveness, fostering success in others, persistence & dedication, accountability & responsibility, and strategic thinking.

Criteria for the Distinguished Leader Award may include:

  • length of time as an active member of CREW Orlando;
  • a demonstrated commitment to mentoring and empowering women in their personal growth, career or as leaders within the chapter;
  • consistently encouraging and inspiring others within the chapter to grow as leaders and providing opportunities for them to succeed;
  • exhibiting a clear vision through thinking about the “big picture” and working to set and meet the goals of the chapter’s strategic plan;
  • a demonstrated ability to be flexible and pivot given changing circumstances; 
  • innovating new ideas to help others reach their personal or career goals; 
  • effecting policy change within their company or another organization that advances women and promotes women leaders.

Past Recipients:

Jackie Bozzuto, Laura Walda, Sarah Kelly