Woman of the Year Award
Omicron Theta Zeta Chapter recognizes that there are many extraordinary women in the community that contribute to the uplifting and growth of Fairfax County, the State of Virginia, and Even the Nation. We have worked to recognize and thank these influential women for the work that they do.
2017 Women of the Year
2016 Woman of the Year
Beatrice Wilkinson Welters
Beatrice Wilkinson Welters brings determination, commitment, and hands-on involvement to all that she undertakes. She has a strong record of service to her country and her community, with a special focus on providing opportunities to underserved young people.
Mrs. Welters served as United States Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago from May 2010 through November 2012. Trinidad and Tobago is a pillar of the United State's Caribbean Basin Initiatives strategy to promote citizen safety and reduce illicit trafficking throughout the region, and Mrs. Welters' primary mission was to ensure that her host country remained committed to these important objectives. During her term as Ambassador she also worked to promote cross-cultural understanding, inviting many prominent Americans to visit the islands and share their experiences with the youth of Trinidad and Tobago and facilitating the first performance by the National Symphony Orchestra in a Caribbean nation.
2015 Woman of the Year
LaJuanna Yvette Russell
LaJuanna Yvette Russell founded Business Management Associates, Inc. on the premise of Integrated People and Process- ensuring organizations better understand critical assets such as people and process prior to implementing costly technology.
2014 Woman of the Year
Daphne B. Latimore
Daphne was honored because she has shown great leadership as the founder and Chief Executive of D. B. Latimore Professional Services Group, LLC.