2019 WNDC Awards

Past WNDC Awardees

The Democratic Woman of the Year Award

• 1975 Barbara Jordan, U.S. Representative

• 1976 Lindy Boggs, U.S. Representative

• 1977 Rosalynn Carter, First Lady

• 1978 Muriel Humphrey, Wife of Vice President

• 1979 Esther Peterson, Labor and Consumer Advocate

• 1980 Pamela Harriman, Democratic Party Activist

• 1981 Joan Mondale, Wife of Vice President

• 1983 Clara Beyer, Associate Director, Bureau of Labor Standards 1934-58

Grace Tully, Personal Secretary to President Franklin D. Roosevelt

• 1985 Geraldine Ferraro, U.S. Representative and Candidate for Vice President

• 1987 Barbara Milkulski, U.S. Senator

• 1988 The Democratic Women of the 100th Congress

• 2000 Alice Rivlin, Vice-chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

• 2001 Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State

• 2002 Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader

• 2003 Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Delegate to Congress

• 2005 Ellen R. Malcolm, Founder of Emily’s List

• 2006 Betty Friedan, Feminist Visionary

• 2016 Gabby Giffords

• 2017 Hillary Rodham Clinton

• 2018 Maxine Waters, U.S. Representative

The Eleanor Award

• 1998 Hillary Rodham Clinton

• 2003 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

• 2007 Nancy Pelosi

• 2010 Ruth Bader Ginsburg

• 2013 Harry Belafonte

The Trailblazer Award

• 2016 Ilyse Hogue, President, NARAL ProChoice America

• 2018 Parkland Students