Annual Women Of Worth Awards Returns Feb. 28

The Central Palm Beach County Community Foundation will host its ninth annual Women of Worth Award Luncheon at the Eau Palm Beach Spa & Resort on Friday, Feb. 28.

This year’s guest speaker will be Rita Barreto Craig, president and founder of Top Tier Leadership. For more than 40 years, Craig has been positively impacting the lives of others across the nation and beyond by creating programs that build winning cultures, deliver results and maximize performance. Prior to forming her own company, she was a human resource executive with Florida Power & Light, where she served as its first female division HR manager, first diversity director and first senior affairs advisor.

In 1994, Craig founded Top Tier Leadership, where she continues to share her expertise on critical workplace areas such as strategic planning, leadership and respect in the workplace. She has worked in China, Singapore, Canada, Latin America and all over the United States. Craig is an author, speaker and consultant who believes in servant leadership. In 2016, she was appointed to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women where she is serving as chair.

Registration and networking will take place from 11 a.m. to noon. The awards luncheon will begin promptly at noon, and winners will be announced during the course of the program. The winners will receive a bracelet courtesy of community sponsor Pandora. In addition to the bracelet, each winner will receive a $100 gift card to Pandora from corporate sponsor the Mall at Wellington Green. Winners will also receive a bouquet of flowers.

To purchase tickets to the Women of Worth Awards, or to nominate a Woman of Worth, visit