Workshops for Youth and Families

(602) 652-0163



Organization Awards

  • YWCA Tribute to Women Health and Science Leadership Award, 2011
  • Be More Humble Channel 8 People’s Choice Award, 2008
  • Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s Athena Award Finalist, 2008
  • Recognized as one of the Valley’s most influential leaders, Arizona Foothills magazine in 2008
  • State of Arizona Office of the Governor’s Volunteer Award Recognition for Outstanding Community Service, 2007
  • KEZ 99.9 Beth McDonald Woman of the Year Award, 2005
  • Letter of recognition from Arizona State Senator Jim Waring, 2005
  • Letter of recognition from Congressman J.D. Hayworth, 2005
  • Scottsdale Leadership’s Spirit of Community Leadership Award, 2003
  • Leadership Workshops Foundation – Scottsdale Area Chambers’ Sterling Award, 2002,
  • Mentorship Appreciation Award, Arizona State University Graduate College, 2002
  • Spirit of Women National winner, 2001
  • Women of Distinction honoree, 2001
  • Athena Award nominee, 2001
  • Spirit of Women Community Winner, 2000

Staff Awards

  • In 2012 four of our female Peer Leaders received the Girls World Expo 2012 Girls of Merit award. The Girls of Merit are exceptional women that volunteer time in the community to empower youth.
  • In March, 2013 Dr. Franny was recognized by MASK magazine of Arizona, as one of their to top 10 finalists for “Moms Making a Difference” Unity Award. We thank MASK magazine for their recognition.  Dr. Franny was delighted to accept the award and to receive the recognition for Workshops for Youth and Families.
  • In July, 2015 Dr. Franny received the Millennium Milestone Maker Award from the World Academy for the Future of Women. The award is given to member of the local community whose life has made a significant contribution to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. 
  • In August, 2015 Dr. Franny was recognized by the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence as a finalist for the Outstanding Out-of-School Time Professional Award.
  • In October, 2015 Scottsdale Leadership awarded Dr. Franny with the 2015 Frank W. Hodges Alumni Achievement Award.