We celebrate and honor authentic leadership through the 4 C’s
ICAN Leadership Award
The ICAN Leadership Award, presented in partnership with Kiewit Corporation, honors a person at any leadership level who demonstrates collaboration, compassion, confidence and creativity. Presented annually at ICAN’s Women’s Leadership Conference, this prestigious award recognizes people who live and lead authentically.
Nominations for the 2024 ICAN Leadership Award will open in January 2024.
“As leaders today face such unbelievable challenges, validating and saluting excellence in leadership is more important than ever.”
— Alicia Edsen, Vice President & Corporate Safety Director, Kiewit
The ICAN Leadership Award was created in 2015 to recognize excellence in leadership through the 4 C’s: Collaboration, Compassion, Confidence and Creativity.
We invite you to enjoy profile videos on our ICAN Leadership Award Recipients to be inspired by their leadership, insights and reflections.
RECIPIENT FEATURE VIDEOS
Racquel Henderson – 2023
Pathway Coordinator, Metropolitan Community College
Julie Kaminski – 2022
SVP and Chief Operating Officer, Immanuel
Carmen Tapio – 2021
Founder, President & CEO, North End Teleservices LLC
Josie Abboud – 2020
President & CEO, Methodist Hospital and Methodist Women’s Hospital
Nancy Pridal – 2019
President & CEO, Lamp Rynearson
Patricia Kearns – 2018
President & CEO, QLI
Timothy J. Burke – 2017
President & CEO, Omaha Public Power District
Gail DeBoer – 2016
President & CEO, Cobalt Credit Union (formerly SAC Federal Credit Union)
Meet fellow leaders at ICAN’s Women’s Leadership Conference.
The ICAN Leadership Award is announced each year at ICAN’s Women’s Leadership Conference, making it a highlight of an already inspirational day. Every year, thousands of people gather to rejuvenate their spirits, learn new leadership skills and interact with leaders of all levels.