Call for Nominations!
Each year, EOI gives the Aubrey Davis Award for Progressive Leadership to a champion of progressive economic values – someone working for broad-based economic opportunity and making an impact in the lives of everyday people.*
Help us recognize the great work someone making a difference in our community, or our state, even our world. Send us your nomination by Friday, October 19, 2012. Past winners of The Aubrey include:
- William H. Gates, Sr. – for his vision and leadership on tax reform in Washington state.
- Cheryl Sesnon, Executive Director, Washington CASH – for her work to providing education, in-depth support, and access to capital needed to launch and grow successful small enterprises.
- Louise Chernin, Executive Director, Greater Seattle Business Association – for her work combining business development, leadership and social action to expand economic opportunity for the LGBT community and those who support equality for all.
- Makini Howell, Owner: Plum Bistro, Sage Café, & Hillside Quickie – for her bold leadership on Seattle’s paid sick days legislation.
If you know someone who fits the bill, please send us your nomination, including a few sentences about why you think they make a great candidate for The Aubrey!
*Who is Aubrey Davis, you might be wondering? A health care reformer, public transportation advocate, politician, civil servant, entrepreneur, inventor and environmentalist, among other things – read more about this amazing fellow here!
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