Our signature event, the Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health, takes place each June and honors extraordinary women who are making a difference. At the Network’s Annual Barbara Seaman Awards, we honor women who carry on Barbara’s legacy of mentoring young female activists.

Learn more about our 11th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards event, which will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018!

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And each week we’re sharing what our past Emerging Activists have been up to, click here to learn more.

Our past honorees and guest speakers:

  • 2018: 11th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Achievement Honoree – Beverly Whipple
    • Emerging Activist –
    • Guest Speaker – Silvia Henriquez
  • 2017: 10th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree –  Susan F. Wood
    • Emerging Activist –  Renee Bracey Sherman
    • Guest Speaker –  Monica Simpson
  • 2016: 9th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree –  Vivian W. Pinn, MD
    • Emerging Activist –  Vanessa Schick
    • Guest Speaker –  Sandra Kim
  • 2015: 8th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree – Loretta Ross
    • Emerging Activist – Laura Kirkpatrick,
    • Guest Speaker – Judy Norsigian
  • 2014: 7th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree – Pat Reuss
    • Emerging Activist – Aurora Munoz
    • Guest Speaker – Jodi Jacobson
  • 2013: 6th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree – Nancy Boothe,
    • Emerging Activist – Zerlina Maxwell
    • Guest Speaker – Lori Kaplan
  • 2012: 5th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree – Inca Mohamed
    • Emerging Activist – Aquene Freechild
    • Guest Speaker – Darlene Nipper
  • 2011: 4th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree – Susan Hester
    • Emerging Activist – Fushena Maxwell
    • Guest Speaker – Byllye Avery
  • 2010: 3rd Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree – Anne Kasper
    • o Emerging Activist – Miriam Zoila Perez
    • Guest Speaker – Barbara Ehrenreich
  • 2009: 2nd Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree – Adisa Douglas
    • o Emerging Activist – Tiffany Reed
    • Guest Speaker – Vivian Pinn
  • 2008: 1st Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Honoree – Lynn Paltrow
    • Emerging Activist – Gina Arias