Lady Godiva Program

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Nine nominees, nine incredible women. Which three women will win a $3,000 grant for their work? That's up to you.

One woman from each contest category will be named as a 2013 Honoree based on your votes. Learn more about each of our nominees, and vote for the woman who inspires you. You can vote once every 24 hours, now through May 18th, 2013.

Now, every day that you vote for your favorite Local Lady GODIVA semi-finalist, you will be entered to win a FREE box of GODIVA chocolates. See Official Rules.

Health, Wellness, and Hunger

Erin Dinan
Erin Dinan New York, NY

My nominee started a nonprofit, One Sandwich at a Time, that has fed thousands on the streets!

Kelly Turner-Cole
Kelly Turner-Cole Meridien, CT

Kelly Turner Cole advocates, and helps raise money to meet the needs of cancer patients.

Maria del Rosario Wassef
Maria del Rosario Wassef Naples, FL

Feeding the heart of the homeless by acknowledging and remembering their birthday with a cupcake.

Children, Families, and Poverty

Stephanie Bowman
Stephanie Bowman Orlando, FL

Provides a safe place for families and shares hope with a hand up while working with the families

Simone Bernstein
Simone Bernstein St. Louis, MO

She activates youth throughout nation to volunteer as President and co-founder of VolunTEENnation.

Sarah Broome
Sarah Broome Baton Rouge, LA

Sarah is the founder of THRIVE, a charter boarding school for at-risk youth in Baton Rouge, LA


Molly Rockamann
Molly Rockamann Ferguson, MO

Molly Rockamann is the founding director of EarthDance, a sustainable, organic educational farm.

Peggy Shepard
Peggy Shepard New York, NY

She is executive director and co-founder of West Harlem Environmental Action (WE ACT).