2016 Women of Distinction Honorees

Girl Scouts River Valleys is pleased to announce the 2016 Women of Distinction honorees. Women of Distinction honors and celebrates these five outstanding local women as today’s leaders and connects them with the 32,000 River Valleys Girl Scouts who will become tomorrow’s change-makers. The honorees are women whose professional accomplishments make them positive role models who inspire girls to achieve their own goals and dreams. They truly exemplify the Girl Scout Promise and Law through ethical leadership and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of their fellow citizens through their community involvement.


2016 Women of Distinction Honorees

Charlene Altman

Charlene Altman

Managing Director at Ascent Private Capital Management of U.S. Bank

MayKao-Hang

MayKao Y. Hang

President and CEO at Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Karen-Himle

Karen L. Himle

Vice President Corporate Affairs at Thrivent Financial

Michelle-Miller

Michelle Miller

Vice President, Chief Counsel, Employment Law at Medtronic, Inc.

Kate Mortenson – President and CEO, 2019 Minneapolis Final Four Local Organizing Committee

Kate Mortenson

President and CEO, 2019 Minneapolis Final Four Local Organizing Committee

Please save the date to join us in recognizing these remarkable women at the Women of Distinction luncheon on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

Registration is open — reserve your spot today!

Minneapolis Convention Center
10:30 am-12:00 pm – Jewelry Silent Auction & Networking Reception
12:00-1:30 pm – Luncheon & Program

Proceeds from the 2016 Women of Distinction event directly support Girl Scouts ConnectZ, a River Valleys program that provides access, exposure, and real-world connections to girls who face significant barriers to success. Join us in creating a bright future for all girls!

Contact us for information about donating jewelry to the silent auction, hosting or sponsoring an individual table, or if your company or organization would like to be a part of this event.