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Women's Equality Day Awards

Each year, Women's Demo awards several deserving Democratic women with a Women's Equality Award and one woman with the Thalia Dondero Trailblazer Award for the important work they do in our community(ies). The recipients are selected by the Women's Demo Board of Directors and awards are given in August on (or near) Women's Equality Day. See below for past honorees. 

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Dr. Christina Vela

CEO, St. Jude's Ranch for Children

2022 Thalia Dondero Trailblazer Award Recipient

Previous Recipients


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Jeri Burton

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Patty Davidson

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Asha Jones

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Rozita Lee

Regent Lisa Levine

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ShaRhonda Ramos


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Jeana Blackman Taylor

NV Democratic Party Chairwoman Roberta Lange

Assemblywoman Connie Munk

Assemblywoman Rochelle Nguyen

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Regent Laura Perkins

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Dr. Marie Wakefield


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Barbara Aupperle

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Carol Chesnut

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Margie Gonzales

Judge Carolyn Ellsworth

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Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro

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Judge Tierra Jones

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Kristine Kuzemka

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Jessica Padron

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Dr. Halleh Seddighzadeh

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NV Democratic
Party Chairwoman
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Sara Denton

Judy Klein

Electra Skrydlewski

Judge Bita Yeager


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Sari Aizley

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

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Marie Ray Scott

Daniele Monroe Moreno

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Lois Tarkanian

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NV Democratic Party Secretary Marla Turner


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Judge Nancy Allf

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Judge Elissa Cadish

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Sandra Douglass Morgan

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Kathy England

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Kathy Gillespie

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Senator Pat Spearman


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Dr. Jo Briggs

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Clark County Recorder Debbie Conway

Ruby Duncan

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NV Democratic Party Chair Roberta Lange

NLV Councilwoman Pamela Goynes-Brown

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E. Lavonne Lewis


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Verlia Davis-Hoggard

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Renee Diamond

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Dorothy Eisenberg

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Carolyn Stephens


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Judge Karen Bennett-Haron

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Clark County Commissioner Thalia Dondero

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Clark County Treasurer Laura Fitzpatrick

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Danna Lovell

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Annette Magnus

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Assemblywoman Dina Neal

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Harriet Trudell

NV Controller Kim Wallin

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Senator Joyce

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