Ruby Award

Lorelyn Hechtman 2017/18 Award Winner

Lorelyn Hechtman received the Ruby Award, given to women who work to improve conditions for women and girls through their personal, professional or volunteer efforts.




About the Ruby Award

The Ruby Award honors the first federation President Ruby Lee Minar. Ruby is also a gemstone associated with wisdom, importance, vitality, strength, power and love: All words embodying the award recipients. This award honors women who are making extraordinary differences in the lives of other women. 

A Ruby Award recipient should be a woman who: 

  • Works to improve the lives of women and girls, 
  • Has significant impact on the lives of women and girls,
  • Inspires and encourages other women.