Women Entrepreneur Award
The Woman Entrepreneur Award recognizes woman-owned businesses in Wyoming and is designed to increase the attention to and recognition of the contribution female entrepreneurs make to Wyoming's economy.
Nominees must be women who own or operate a Wyoming-based business that has operated continuously for at least three years.
2019 Winner of the Women Entrepreneur Award
Congratulations to Ariane Jimison, owner of Pizza Carrello in Gillette, Wyo the winner of the second annual Woman Entrepreneur Award! September 5th marks the award ceremony to honor Ariane.
Governor's Woman of Distinction Award
Starting in 2018, the Women's Council determined to award the Governor's Woman of Distinction award every few years to recognize an extraordinary woman who has had significant positive impacts over her lifetime on women and families in Wyoming. If you know a woman who fits this description, we welcome your nomination at any time!
View past winners.
Woman Entrepreneur Award Winners
2019. Ariane Jimison, Pizza Carrello, Gillette
2018. Kylah Bowers, Altitude Drug, Pinedale
Woman of Distinction Award winners
2017. Sue Knesel, Gillette
2016. Anne Redman, Cheyenne
2014. Kathy Wright, Cheyenne
2013. Lynne McAuliffe, Riverton
2012. Bev Dye, Casper
2011. Dessie Bebout, Riverton
2010. Linda Fleming, Baggs
2009. Mickey Babcock, Jackson
2008. Connie Coca, Laramie
2007. Willadeen Chamberlain, Cheyenne
2006. Ann Robinson, Casper
2005. Merle Hass, Ethete
2004. Kayne Pyatt, Rock Springs
2003. Cindy Knight, Jackson
2002. Denice Wheeler, Evanston
2001. Mary K. Schwope, Cheyenne
2000. Orailia Mercado, Casper
Woman Employer of Distinction
2015. Campbell County Health
2014. Willow Street Financial
2013. Holland & Hart
2012. CLIMB Wyoming
2011. Peregrine Leadership Institute