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.

Our past honorees and guest speakers:

  • 2018: 11th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    • Lifetime Achievement Honoree – Beverly Whipple
    • Emerging Activist – Sameera Qureshi, MS
    • 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