Touchstone Awards Honorees


Join us for the 2018 Touchstone Awards!

Please join us to honor these exceptional women of achievement and to invest in the next generation of female leaders.


2018 Chairwoman

Erin Huntington

Eli Lilly and Company


2018 Honorees

Melody Birmingham-Byrd

President, Duke Energy Indiana, LLC

Jacqueline Simmons

Vice President & General Counsel, Indiana University

Deborah Hearn Smith

Retired President & CEO, Girl Scouts of Central Indiana

Patricia Wachtel

Retired President & CEO, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis

 Touchstone date

Our signature annual luncheon honors women of exceptional achievement who embody the mission of Girls Inc. by inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold, while also raising the funds that are vital to providing hands-on programming to thousands of girls in our community.

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Learn more about our 2018 honorees.

Your contribution not only honors these exceptional leaders, it empowers girls. Girls Inc. programs address the challenges girls face today, providing resources to overcome obstacles and succeed. Together, we can ensure girls grow up healthy, educated, and independent.


Bold Sponsors Update

Erin Huntington & Ramin Kazemi

We look forward to celebrating with you at the 2018 Touchstone Awards!

Download sponsorship informationWith questions, contact Shannon Cochran, Donor Relations & Events Manager, 317.522.2611.