The Leadership Conference of Women Religious established the LCWR Outstanding Leadership Award to recognize and honor persons who have significantly contributed to the ministry of leadership and who reflect the LCWR mission.

The nominees evidence:

  • Commitment and collaboration in the ministry of leadership
  • Faithfulness to gospel values and mission
  • Creative and innovative leadership in one or more areas
  • Significant contribution, as a leader on the national and/or international level, particularly to women religious congregations in the United States