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All of these exceptional women have won awards for their public advocacy efforts

Winner, winner! Inspirational role models we look up to.
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Ostomy awareness involves advocacy, and to be effective in advocating for change we need influencers. Advocacy can be standing up and speaking out for a cause, voicing concerns about misconceptions, or connecting with individuals and organizations who need support. All of these exceptional women have won awards this year for their public advocacy efforts.

Amber Wallace

The WEGO Health Awards program was created to recognize and honor those making a difference in the online health community.

Gaylyn Henderson

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Catalyst Awards honors exceptional individuals who are true catalysts for significant and positive change in the IBD community.

Rachel Jury

The National Diversity Awards celebrates the excellent achievements of grass-root communities that tackle the issues in today’s society.

Sam Cleasby

The Northern Blog Awards recognizes bloggers, vloggers, influencers, and content creators in North England.

Talya Goding

The Great Comebacks® Award in Australia and New Zealand honors those who have overcome the challenges of living with serious intestinal diseases and ostomy surgery.

Tina Omprakash

Take Steps Honored Heroes represents advocates in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis communities who share their stories to inspire others. 

We are extremely proud of everyone and appreciate the opportunity to share your achievements!