KXAN wants to recognize the great contributions women have made to our nation and local communities. Remarkable Women is part of a nationwide Nexstar Media initiative to honor the influence that women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life.

Leading up to International Women’s Day, KXAN will highlight four local women who inspire, lead and forge the way for other women. It’s not just about one day or one month — it’s about what they do, day-in and day-out.

Entries are now closed for our 2021 Remarkable Women search.  Check back in March as we highlight outstanding women from our area.  Our four finalists will be eligible to be named our local Remarkable Woman of the Year – and then qualify to be named Nexstar Media Group’s national Woman of the Year. Our Remarkable Women campaign coincides with March’s celebration of Women’s History Month.

Meet last year’s winner and finalists

WINNER: Micki Eubanks

Hutto

Of all she’s achieved, the current Hutto teacher and former Marine who used to work at the Pentagon seems most proud of the work that doesn’t come with a paycheck: being a mom and serving others. Read More…

Shudde Fath

Austin

When asked what she is most proud of, the 104-year-old says it’s her lawsuit against the Texas Employment Commission for equal-pay. She was the first woman in the state of Texas to win a lawsuit for sex discrimination. Read More…

Megan Pinchback

Henley

The language therapist faced the struggle so many parents do: balancing professional fulfillment and quality family time. She took some time off but missed the sense of fulfillment her work provided. That’s when she started her own private practice and groups to support other entrepreneurial moms. Read More…

Jacki James

Georgetown

After her son’s death, this teacher started an organization to spread kidness in schools. The project is not an “anti-bullying” campaign, she says. Instead, it’s a Pro-Kindness message she shares with students all over Texas, even as she creates a safe space in her own classroom. Read More…

Remarkable Women Winners Across the Country