Past Luminary Award Winners

2015

Entrepreneurial Champion
Margery Kraus, APCO Worldwide
Corporate Innovator
Sandra E. Peterson, Johnson & Johnson
Skills to Succeed Champion
Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code
STEM Innovator
Megan Smith, Office of Science and Technology Policy

2014

Entrepreneurial Champion
Judi Sheppard Missett, Jazzercise
Corporate Innovator
Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup Company
Skills to Succeed Champion
Vicki Escarra, Opportunity International
STEM Innovator
Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin

2013

Muriel Siebert Entrepreneurial Champion
Dominique Raccah, Sourcebooks, Inc.
Corporate Innovator
Joyce Russell, Adecco Staffing U.S.
Skills to Succeed Champion
Marsha Firestone, Women Presidents' Organization
STEM Innovator
Renée James, Intel Corporation

2012

Entrepreneurial Champion
Gay Gaddis, T3 (The Think Tank)
Corporate Innovator
Adele Gulfo, Pfizer
Skills to Succeed Champion
Kay Koplovitz, Koplovitz & Co.

2011

Entrepreneurial Champion
Trisha Wilson, Wilson Associates
Corporate Innovator
Linda Hudson, BAE Systems, Inc.
Philanthropic Innovator
Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Susan G. Komen for the Cure

2010

Entrepreneurial Champion
Tena Clark, DMI Music & Media Solutions
Corporate Innovator
Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications
Philanthropic Innovator
Ann Gloag, Freedom of Fistula Foundation

2009

Entrepreneurial Champion
Candace Kendle, Kendle International Inc.
Corporate Innovator
Ellen J. Kullman, DuPont Company
Philanthropic Innovator
Zainab Salbi, Women for Women International

2008

Entrepreneurial Champion
Marsha Serlin, United Scrap Metal, Inc.
Corporate Innovator
Susan Arnold, Proctor & Gamble
Philanthropic Innovator
Jacqueline Novogratz, The Acumen Fund

2007

Entrepreneurial Champion
Janice Bryant Howroyd, The ACT•1 Group of Companies
Corporate Innovator
Anne Sweeney, Disney Media NetworksDisney-ABC Television Group
Philanthropic Innovator
Connie K. Duckworth, Arzu

2006

Entrepreneurial Champion
Maxine Clark, Build-A-Bear Workshop®
Corporate Innovator
Anne Mulcahy, Xerox Corporation
Philanthropic Innovator
Evelyn Lauder, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.Founder & The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

2005

Entrepreneurial Champion
Kathy Ireland, Kathy Ireland Worldwide
Corporate Innovator
Marion O. Sandler, Golden West Financial Corp.
Technology Innovator
Ellen M. Hancock, Exodus Communications
Philanthropic Innovator
Lois E. Silverman, The Commonwealth Institute

2004

Entrepreneurial Champion
Irma S. Mann, IRMA, Inc.
Corporate Innovator
Kathleen Mason, Tuesday Morning
Philanthropic Innovator
Judy Koch, Bring Me A Book Foundation
Technology Innovator
Joanna T. Lau, LAU Technologies

2003

Entrepreneurial Champion
Maryles V. Casto, Casto: The Travel Company
Corporate Innovator
Ann S. Moore, Time, Inc.
Philanthropic Innovator
Linda Paresky, Private Investor
Technology Innovator
Lurita Alexis Doan, New Technology Management, Inc.

2002

Entrepreneurial ChampionWanda Ferragamo, Salvatore Ferragamo Italia
Corporate Innovator
Lois Juliber, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Philanthropic Innovator
Christie Hefner, Playboy Enterprises, Inc.
Technology Innovator
Deborah Coleman, SmartForest Ventures

2001

Entrepreneurial Champion
Donna Dubinsky, Handspring
Corporate Innovator
Connie K. Duckworth, 8Wing Enterprises
Philanthropic Innovator
Deborah Szekely, Eureka Communications
Technology Innovator
Bernee D.L. Strom, Strom Group, Inc.

2000

Entrepreneurial Champion
Anita Roddick, The Body Shop
Corporate Innovator
Jeanette Sarkisian Wagner, The Estee Lauder Companies
Philanthropic Innovator
Elaine Musselman, Risk Management Services Corporation
Technology Innovator
Barbara Mowry, Requisite Technology

1999

Entrepreneurial Champion
Muriel F. Siebert, Muriel Siebert & Co., Inc.
Corporate Innovator
Ann M. Fudge, Maxwell House and Post Kraft Foods
Philanthropic Innovator
Merle C. Chambers, Leith Ventures, LLC

1998

Entrepreneurial Champion
Patricia G. Moran, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
Corporate Innovator
Heidi G. Miller, Citigroup
Philanthropic Innovator
Lyda Hill, Seven Falls Company  

1997

Entrepreneurial Champion
Patricia M. Cloherty, Patricof & Co.Ventures Inc.
Corporate Innovator
Kay Koplovitz, USA Networks
Philanthropic Innovator
Liz Claiborne, Liz Claiborne and Art & Ortenberg Foundation