Friday, August 25, 2023 • Gas South Convention Center • 9 AM – 12 PM








The Moxie Awards recognizes women who are making it happen. This two-part program will begin with a keynote speaker and will conclude with the presentation of the Moxie Awards.


“Standing for More: How Values Created the Kendra Scott Billion-Dollar Brand”

Your ticket includes:

  • Networking with top women leaders
  • A delicious breakfast and a mimosa toast
  • A high-impact keynote speaker
  • An opportunity to give your fellow ladies a boost while cheering them on during awards ceremony
  • A break from the stress with a fun photo booth session with your gal pals

Pop-Up Booth by Kendra Scott


Cheryl Mills Knight
SVP of Brand & Culture, Kendra Scott


Enlightened Employer Award

The Enlightened Employer award goes to a company that embodies a workplace culture of diversity and inclusion. This company is forward-thinking in its support for women employees while also encouraging gender diversity and equality.

2021 Winner: Georgia United Credit Union

2022 Winner: RudHil Companies

Greater Good Award

The Greater Good Award recognizes a woman championing her community. Her innovative ideas reach all members of her region and make her community an ideal place to live, work, and play.

2021 Winner: Lorri Christopher, City of Peachtree Corners

2022 Winner: Carol Burrell, Northeast Georgia Health Systems

Influence Award

This recognition goes to a true trailblazer. She is recognized as a leader who is paving the way for other women in a field that is traditionally male-dominated.

2021 Winner: Major Michelle Anglin, Gwinnett County Police Department

2022 Winner: Melissa Meeker, The Water Tower

On the Rise Award

This young professional is a force to be reckoned with. She is innovative, community-focused, and goes beyond her call to action.

2021 Winner: Maria Uribe, Junior Achievement of Georgia

2022 Winner: Jasmine Billings, City of Lawrenceville


Outstanding Organization Award

This award recognizes a successful women-owned or women-led business. It exhibits excellence and sets the standard high.

2021 Winner: Leadership Gwinnett

2022 Winner: Explore Gwinnett Tourism & Film

Moxie Award

This lady leader is an inspiration to many. She makes an extraordinary impact on her professional career and the values of her workplace.

2021 Winner: Venessa Harrison, AT&T

2022 Winner: Jennifer Fennell, Jackson EMC

Pay it Forward Award

This honor pays tribute to an individual who is generous with her time, talent, or resources. Our community is a better place because of her contributions and efforts to helping others.

2021 Winner: Jill Edwards, United Community Bank

2022 Winner: Jennifer Hibbard, View Point Health



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How do I nominate an individual or organization?

Click here to check out the different award categories and here to nominate.

Who can submit a nomination?

Anyone! You can even nominate yourself.

Can an individual or organization be nominated for multiple awards?

Yes! You will need to submit a separate nomination for each award category.

Are nominations confidential?

Yes, they are.

When is the nomination deadline?

June 2, 2023

Is there an application process?

Yes, each nominee will be contacted and asked to complete a brief application. If a nominee is nominated for more than one category, he/she will be asked to complete more than one application.

When is the application deadline?

July 3, 2023

What happens after an application has been submitted?

A confidential selection committee reviews and scores it. All finalists will be notified.

Do I need to have multiple people nominate my organization?

No, one nomination is sufficient. Scoring is based on the application solely, not on the number of nominations.

What criteria is scoring based from?

Scoring criteria directly aligns with the questions on the application.


Lecia Young, Programs & Events Manager

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