Throughout the 2019 season, the Minnesota Lynx, in partnership with Rasmussen College, honored inspiring women who have made incredible contributions in many different areas while motivating, encouraging and lifting up others through personal and professional leadership.
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2019 INSPIRING WOMEN WINNERS
Back To School Night Honoree | Joan T. Gabal
At 2019 Back to School Night, the Lynx recognized Joan Gabel, the first female president of the University of Minnesota and a champion of educational equity.
STEM Night Honoree | Sarah Olson
At 2019 STEM Night, the Lynx recognized Sarah Olson, a leader in the fight to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in the Twin Cities tech community.
Native American Heritage Night Honoree | Shelley Buck
At the annual Native American Heritage Night, the Lynx honored Shelley Buck.
Pride Night Honoree | Nancy Lyons
At 2019 Pride Night, the Lynx recognized Nancy Lyons, a business and social justice leader who has built a lasting platform for change at her local design and technology agency, Clockwork.
Military Appreciation Night Honoree | Ruth C. Perry
At the annual Military Appreciation Night presented by DAV, the Lynx honored Ruth C. Perry, a veteran of over 20 years of service in the Air Force and decades of military-related volunteer work following her enlistment.
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