Congratulations to these amazing women who have persevered through a rigorous application and interview process that included, but wasn't limited to, meeting or exceeding the following requirements:
- Substantive professional/work experience and significant specific accomplishments.
- Superior intellectual ability, as evidenced by academic, trade and/or industry training history and distinctions, recommendations, and essays.
- Current and potential leadership, indicated by professional, volunteer, and other activities, as well as through recommendations.
- Strength of character, motivation, and commitment to achieving goals.
Some of the previous recipients of the NV IWF Carolyn M. Sparks Award are shown below.