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Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award

Mercy Otis Warren bronze statue at Barnstable County Courthouse
Kenneth C. Zirkel
Mercy Otis Warren bronze statue at Barnstable County Courthouse, Massachusetts.

Each year, the Mercy Otis Warren ‘Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is presented to a woman who has demonstrated leadership in the Cape Cod community, and has made significant contributions to one or more of the following areas: the Arts, Education, Business, Community Involvement or Volunteerism on a local level. On The Point, we discuss the life and legacy of Mercy Otis Warren, some of the women honored with the award over the decades, and how to nominate a woman for the 2021 award.

With us are Ann Canedy and Alice George, who sit on the Selection Committee for the Mercy Otis Award,
and Mimi McConnell, 2020 award recipient.
To learn more about the award or to submit a nomination visit the website. The deadline is April 19th, 2021.

Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.