14 May Katie Kramer awarded Girl Scouts Woman of Distinction honor
Individual Honoree Announcement
Girl Scouts of Colorado
The Girl Scouts of Colorado and our nominating committee are pleased to welcome Katie Kramer, President and CEO, Boettcher Foundation, to the 2021 Class of Women of Distinction. Katie was selected as a Boettcher Scholar in 1993 and has been at the Foundation in various roles since 1997, including as the director of the scholarship program and vice president — a title she assumed at the age of 26. She’s been recognized as one of Colorado’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women, is known as an expert in the field of scholarship and has served the community on various boards.
The Women of Distinction honor is bestowed annually upon 10 exceptional women in our community who have been selected by the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s nominating committee, comprised of Women of Distinction alumni. The women selected join a network of more than 500 alums and are shining examples of corporate, civic, and philanthropic leadership, who serve as role models for our female leaders of tomorrow. The Women of Distinction event combined with the newly formed Women of Distinction Network brings together a network of outstanding women who serve as mentors, guides, and examples of leadership to inspire our girls.
Girl Scouts of Colorado will welcome the Class of 2021 honorees on September 29 at the Denver Botanic Gardens from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The event has been reimagined with honorees and guests invited to engage in a comfortable, outdoor setting, allowing for safe social distancing. Event chairs are Kelly Brough, Woman of Distinction ’14, Donna Evans, Woman of Distinction ’09, Luella Chavez D’Angelo, Woman of Distinction ’05, and M.L. Hanson, Woman of Distinction ’15.
“I am honored to welcome this year’s class of Women of Distinction. They are strong, bold, empowered women who represent the leadership and excellence that will inspire our girls to follow in their footsteps,” said Leanna Clark, Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Chief Executive Officer.
Proceeds from the event will support Girl Scouts of Colorado’s crucial leadership development programs in entrepreneurship, outdoors, STEM, and life skills for more than 20,000 members across Colorado.