Women Who Dare 2021

Women Who Dare 2021 logo

You’re invited to our
22nd Annual Women Who Dare Virtual Celebration
streaming live on YouTube
March 20, 2021
5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

Our virtual celebration promises to be inspiring and memorable. We will hear from our Awardees, girls, teens, parents, alumnae, and Board in creative and exciting ways. You don’t want to miss it! No account is necessary and the event is free.

5:00 pm – Pre-event streaming & instructions on how to donate during the event
5:30 pm – Celebration begins
6:00 pm – Grand Prize Raffle Winner announced (details below)

How to Attend
Visit the Women Who Dare website at www.giicwomenwhodare.org and click on “View the YouTube Livestream” or click anywhere you see this link. The event may be watched on any device with internet access.

Now more than ever we need your support. You will have opportunities before, during, and after the celebration to donate to our mission of inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.

Register HERE to donate at the event
Donate NOW


Congratulations to our Awardees!

Join us in honoring these exceptional women who truly exemplify strong, smart, and bold and provide powerful role models for girls. Read more about this year’s awardees.

WWD 2021 Awardee LeeBarbara Lee
Honorary Award
Congresswoman, 13th District of California

WWD 2021 Awardee HellerMarielle Heller
Award-Winning Director, Writer, Actor, and Producer

WWD 2021 Awardee WilliamsRaquel Williams
Alameda High School

Grand Prize Raffle

VALUED AT $4,700
Tickets $30 each or 4 for $100

Take your backyard from drab to fabulous with a mini makeover. Al Fresco Landscaping’s talented design staff will sit down with the lucky winner and craft a plan, provide the labor for the gorgeous new landscaping, and include maintenance for the first month. Generous gift cards for plants, garden supplies, and outdoor furnishings are included in the grand prize. Top it off with two fun accessories!


  • $3,000 Al Fresco Landscaping Gift Certificate for a consultation, landscaping, and maintenance for one month (Backyard must be located in the San Francisco Bay Area)
  • $500 Target Gift Card for outdoor furnishings
  • $500 Encinal Nursery Gift Card for plants and garden supplies
  • $300 Outdoor Supply Hardware Gift Card for outdoor furnishings and garden supplies (Redeemed at the San Leandro Store)
  • $200 Custom Wood Corn Hole Set
  • $200 Yeti Cooler with an Assortment of Artisanal Beers

Donated by Al Fresco Landscaping, Target – Alameda, Maggie Derr, Outdoor Supply Hardware – San Leandro, Ken Carvalho, Anne Kohler, and Friend of Girls Inc. of the Island City


If you do not receive raffle tickets in the mail by February 22, please contact Barbara Krummel for instructions on how to arrange a no-contact pickup and payment at Girls Inc. of the Island City. Face masks are required.

Phone: 510.521.1743, ext. 207
Email: bkrummell@girlsincislandcity.org
Address: 1724 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Felts Family Foundationlogo Shum FinancialKaiser Permanente

Alameda HospitalAlameda Pediatric DentistryEdward Jones - Jane WatsonKM Compass logo

logo Beneficial State Banklogo Setchko ConstructionAl Fresco Landscaping logo

logo Excel GraphicsOutdoor Supply Hardware logologo Red Tie PrintingTarget logo

Proceeds benefit Girls Inc. of the Island City’s engaging,
empowering, and transformative programs.