The Inaugural SpeakUpSis® Awards
The Kroc Center of Augusta
Saturday, September 23, 2023
Honoring extraordinary everyday women
2023 AWARD'S FINALISTS
Speak Up Sis Award
Recognizing a woman who has triumphed seemingly insurmountable obstacles in life through faith and by sharing her story, and she now helps others do the same.
Evelyn Renee Farmer
Ceretta Smith (Award Recipient)
Everyday Woman Award
Recognizing a non-corporate/non-entreprenurial woman who significantly impacts others in every aspect of her daily life at home, in the community and at work.
Angel Williams (Award Recipient)
Woman in Business Award
Recognizing a woman at the start of her career as a business owner who has owned her business for at least 5 years & has shown outstanding performance and success as a small business owner.
Anitra Jones (Award Recipient)
Recognizing an accomplished woman leader in her respective field who has made considerable contributions to her peers and community and through her leadership is an agent of change.
Arteja Stamps (Award Recipient)
Author of the Year
Recognizing self-published/independent, female authors
Beloved Dillard (Award Recipient)
Podcaster of the Year
Recognizing independent, female podcasters
Erika Nicole Brown (Award Recipient)
Phenomenal Leader Award
Recognizing a woman who has vision, serves, motivates and inspires others to engage, build, and achieve the vision.
Jasmine Padgett (Award Recipient)
Recognizing a woman who helps others in any way she can without expectation of anything in return.
Kathy Jones (Award Recipient)
Warmest Smile Award
Recognizing a woman who keeps a smile on her face that brings joy to the heart and is good medicine to the soul.
Jessika Cox (Award Recipient)
My Sister's Keeper Award
A woman who lovingly guides, corrects and is willing to protect, watch over and defend other women.
Detra Williams-Richards (Award Recipient)
Prayer Warrior Award
A woman who is committed to praying for others.
Kamilah Freeman (Award Recipient)
JoAnn Tillman Hooper
Good Heart Award
Recognizing a woman who consistently cares for others through empathy, sympathy, sensitivity, tolerance and non-judgement.
Stephanie Captain (Award Recipient)
Positivity Sis Award
Recognizing a woman who maintains a positive attitude and outlook even in the toughest times.