celebrating deserving women in our community

Tribute to Women of Achievement

Each year, Waypoint upholds the rich tradition of recognizing women for their personal, professional, and civic contributions to the community through Tribute to Women of Achievement. Reflecting Waypoint's mission of inspiring people to move forward, the women recognized are agents of change in the Corridor through their innovations, organizational enhancements, leadership, and service to others. Their efforts demonstrate the positive influence and impact women have in our community every day. To date, over 1,500 women have been recognized for their achievements.

Save-the-Date: 41st Annual Tribute to Women of Achievement

When: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton, Downtown Cedar Rapids
Time: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Purchase your tickets here!


Nomintions are now being accepted for this year's Tribute to Women of Achievement! There is a $50 nomination fee, and everyone who is nominated will be recognized at the event. The nomination fee does not include a reservation to the luncheon. Women can be nominated in the following categories:

  • Arts, Education, and/or Culture
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Personal Life
  • Service to the Community

To learn more and to nominate, click here. 

Tribute Honor Society

Tribute Honorees continue to make an impact through Women Helping Women Scholarships. Waypoint is honored to invite past honorees to become a member of an exclusive society for women who have been previously recognized at a Tribute to Women of Achievement event. The Tribute Honor Society is a way for past honorees to continue to empower women to move forward in their lives. This yearly membership is a great way to help enrich the lives of women of are experiencing a housing crisis, living in poverty, or impacted by violence. Learn more about giving back through the Tribute Honor Society.

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