Reston's Holly Kearl, an author and activist on stopping street harassment, will be honored Thursday at the Women's Information Network's 20th Annual Young Women of Achievement Awards in Washington, DC.
Kearl was nominated in the Innovation category. Read more about her efforts and achievements in this 2012 Reston Patch story.
“The Young Women of Achievement Awards is a wonderful way to spotlight the next generation of women who are going above and beyond in their professions. Holly has certainly proven herself and deserves to be recognized,” Andrea Gleaves, WIN Chair, said in a statement.
YWA is WIN's annual celebration of highly talented, up-and-coming young women leaders making a difference. The nominees are Democratic, pro-choice women who are 35 years of age or younger, and live in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, a WIN spokeswoman said.
The ceremony will take place at the Carnegie Institute and will feature a keynote address from Cecile Richards, President of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.