Trailblazer Award Honors Women Making a Difference

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Last year we celebrated 100 years of the 19th Amendment, which established women’s right to vote.

The courage of the suffragette women and their yellow rose symbol were the inspiration for the annual Trailblazer Award introduced last year, to be awarded at the conclusion of Provo Women's Day each year.

What is a Trailblazer?

Trailblazing women from the past show us that it’s not easy to be comfortable with being uncomfortable—but it’s worth it.

That making a difference means facing possible ridicule and uncertainty—but it matters!

That taking a leap is scary because of obstacles and a fear of failure—but you

should do it!!

Trailblazers are those who don’t wait…for the “right time” or for “permission”. They do what needs to be done when it needs to be done, sometimes loudly, but most times quietly, without a desire for recognition.

They do it because it’s the right thing to do and someone has to do it. Trailblazers surround us as unsung heroes who change lives, without most ever knowing of their contributions....

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