Events | May 21, 2021

34th Annual Tribute to Women Virtual Celebration

Join Us Tuesday, June 15

The Tribute to Women celebration will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from noon – 1 p.m.!  Join this FREE event as we honor 11 extraordinary women who have made a great impact in our community. 

This year’s Honorary Chair is Carmen Tapio, Founder and CEO of North End Teleservices, LLC and 2020 Tribute to Women Honoree. Our celebration will be emceed by KMTV’s Serese Cole and will feature our guest speaker, Brittany Parker. Brittany serves as Housing Program Director at the WCA. She is also the CEO and founder of Brittany’s Balance, an organization that provides wellness programming designed specifically for Black women. Brittany is an Elite Boxer ranked No. 1 on Team USA, a six-time National Champion and a member of the USA high performance team.

Our 2021 Tribute to Women Honorees are: 

Kali Baker
Posthumously, Omaha Community Foundation
Megan Belcher
Sr. Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Scoular
Cristina Castro-Matukewicz
Vice President Community Relations, Wells Fargo
Anna Deal
Director of Legal Strategy, Immigrant Legal Center
Ashley Kuhn
President, Blair Freeman
Celann LaGreca
President, LaGreca Group
Itzel Lopez
Vice President of Advancement & Community Relations, AIM Institute
Dr. Jasmine R Marcelin
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UNMC Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Program Director, UNMC Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Medical Director, Nebraska Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Cyndy Peacock
Executive Philanthropy Officer, Retired, Nebraska Methodist Hospital Foundation
Kerri Sanchez
Director of Urban Initiatives, The Sherwood Foundation
Nanette Wellens
Operations Analyst, USSTRATCOM

Donations made during our virtual celebration will support the WCA’s mission to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault achieve safety and empower them to lead self-determined lives.

Don’t miss out on this hour full of inspiring women – register TODAY at!

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please call the development department at 402-345-6555 or email with “TTW Sponsorship” in the subject line to become a recognized sponsor.

We thank our generous sponsors for supporting this year’s event.