Selected as the recipient by the Hmong Women Summit – The Authenticity Project (HWSTAP), Pagnia Xiong accepted the Authentic Emergent Leadership Award on October 27, 2017 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
The Authentic Emergent Leadership Award goes to a Hmong woman who is emerging and has exhibited qualities of authentic leadership through her actions to inspire others to seek challenges and personal growth, and has qualities of showing up as a leader.
HWSTAP aims to educate and empower women from various backgrounds on the topic of Authentic Leadership. Through workshops and collaboration, the summit seeks to create a space for participants to come together, dialogue, and learn from one another about being an authentic Hmong leader.
For more information on HWSTAP, visit their website.