Representative Martha McSally sharing about our winners on the U.S. Senate Floor in D.C.


Welcome to our Sixth Annual Brilliant, Beautiful and Bold ROLE Model Awards.

Each Fall we celebrate all of the nominees at our Annual BBB Reception where we
award 4 winners with $500 to further their dreams, a prize basket full of goodies and a full year
of support and mentoring with our amazing mentors Laurie Sliva and Lori Severson, plus many extraordinary opportunities throughout the year.

We are proud of our 2017-2018 Brilliant, Beautiful and Bold Role Model Award WINNERS:

  • Yamile Martinez – 12th grade at Metro Tech High School
  • Kylie Hunts-in-Winter – 9th grade at Arizona Connections Academy
  • Stephanie Deleon – 12th grade at Buena High School; Sierra Vista
  • Chloe Hiller – 9th grade at Arcadia High School

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Nominate the brilliant, beautiful and bold role model in your life.
Nominations will open Tuesday, Aug 21 and close Monday, Oct 15 2018.

Nominate a girl in your life who is an outstanding brilliant, beautiful and bold role model: Nominees must meet these requirements:

  • Be between 12 and 18 years of age as of 11/3/18 and a U.S. citizen.
  • Be a role model in her community or school and exhibiting leadership and positively impacting others in some ways.
  • Provide her name, email, phone, age, grade and name of her current school.
  • Provide name, email and phone of parent and nominator.
  • The nominee, if she wins, will win $500 cash and be accountable for one 60 minute call per month w/ her success mentor who will help her work on her goals and dreams.
  • We will announce the winners AT the Nominee Reception November 3rd 630-830pm where the 4 winners will be awarded. All nominees are suggested to attend. 
  • Each nominee gets two tickets to the reception at no cost for her and a guest, additional tickets are $20.




What does it mean to be a Brilliant, Beautiful and Bold Role Model?….

  • Brilliant – A girl who solves problems, fosters positive relationships, advocates for solutions not drama, she lives for ‘we’ instead of ‘me’. She creates solutions and makes her school or community a better place through her ideas and talents. She is a role model of solutions.
  • Beautiful – A girl with a beautiful heart who often use her time, money, voice or energy in local community involvement, volunteerism or making a difference for others in her family or school. She is a role model of kindness.
  • Bold – A girl who shows courage and bravery in her actions, choices or leadership. She is not only pursuing her dreams and goals, but often helps others to succeed too. She has the boldness to take risks and has the confidence to win or lose with grace. She is a role model of bravery.


Meet our 2017-2018 winners…..




Kylie Hunts-in-Winter – 9th grade at Arizona Connections Academy

      Stephanie Deleon – 12th grade at Buena High School; Sierra Vista

Chloe Hiller – 9th grade at Arcadia High School


Yamile Martinez – 12th grade at Metro Tech High School



The 4 winners for 2017 are pictured above with the Girls Rule CEO and Cofounder Dena Patton (far right) and Tish Times the BBB Award Chair (far left) with mentors: Lori Severson (back) and Laurie Sliva (second on right).



Past Winners:

2016 Brilliant, Beautiful and Bold Role Model Award WINNERS are:


• Amaiya Brown, 8th grader, Odyssey Institute of Advanced International Studies
• Elizabeth Cameron, 9th grader, Pinnacle High School
• Macy Maine, 12th grader, Buena High School
• Hannah Mason, 8th grader, Pusch Ridge


2015 Brilliant, Beautiful and Bold Role Model Award WINNERS are:

  • Annika Jackson from BASIS Scottsdale
  • Jazzlyn Urenda from Bagdad High School
  • Jessica Symmes from Desert Vista High School
  • Rimona Rouf from Altadena Middle School


2014 Brilliant, Beautiful and Bold Role Model Award WINNERS:








  • Zoe Berk from Xavier College Prep
  • Nia Duplai from Verrado High School
  • Leslie Schutte from Youngker High School
  • Kate Whelty from Xavier College Prep

About Girls Rule! Foundation:
Girls Rule Foundation is a leader in empowerment, leadership and educational programs for girls ages 12-18. We are an Arizona based 501c3 nonprofit that helps girls build leadership, self-confidence and bright futures through our 4 educational programs.

Read more about our programs here.