The Salute to Women in Leadership Gala stands as a prestigious annual affair, a dedicated platform to honor the extraordinary accomplishments of relentless and exceptional women. With a deep sense of pride, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc. warmly embraces the opportunity to acknowledge these remarkable women, who serve as the embodiment of our organization's mission —Empowering communities and changing lives.
Spanning a diverse spectrum of professions and civic domains, including community leadership, elected offices, education, media, corporations, businesses, and charitable endeavors, carefully chosen women are bestowed the privilege of being part of this illustrious event. The recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award encompass both celebrated national figures and esteemed local personalities within the Metropolitan area. Notably, numerous enterprises unite with us to express their profound appreciation, lavishing honorees with accolades and tokens of admiration, a testament to the profound impact each of these women has imprinted over the years.
The substantial contributions from a multitude of companies and vendors, coupled with the unwavering support of corporate sponsorships, have been instrumental in creating an environment of opulence and gratitude. In addition, federal, state, and municipal dignitaries have wholeheartedly commended the honorees for their extraordinary contributions, which consistently transcend the boundaries of their professional responsibilities. Dignitaries and luminaries from across the globe offer tributes to each honoree, ensuring meticulous attention to every facet of the event, crafting an evening characterized by heartfelt admiration — not only for the honorees themselves but also for the countless exceptional women gracing the gathering.