Sarah Henkel

Lillian, Alabama

Sarah Henkel has excelled in shaping lives over thirty years in the classroom. Most of her classroom experience is with special needs students. Read More…

Dr. Regina Bejamin

Daphne, Alabama

When it comes to achievements, it’s hard to top being named Surgeon General of the United States, but long before that Dr. Benjamin was making headlines as a hometown hero. Read More…

Ella Mooney

Mobile, AL

As a Therapeutic Specialist, Ella Mooney supervises therapeutic and inclusive programs for the city of Mobile’s Parks and Recreation Department. However, her commitment to make better lives for people with special needs goes beyond a career. Read More…

Finalist #4

Brewton, Alabama

Feeding the hungry is a passion of Eleze “Lisa” Thomas-McMillan. In the early 1990’s, she started a food pantry at her church which continues to help those who cannot afford to buy groceries.” Read More…

WKRG and the Gulf Coast CW wants to recognize the great contributions women have made to our nation and local communities. Remarkable Women is part of a nationwide Nexstar Media initiative to honor the influence that women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life.

Leading up to International Women’s Day, WKRG and the Gulf Coast CW will highlight four local women who inspire, lead and forge the way for other women. It’s not just about one day or one month — it’s about what they do, day-in and day-out.

One woman will be named the Gulf Coast’s Woman of the Year and win a trip to New York City to attend The Mel Robbins Show. From the more than 100 local winners, one woman will be selected and named Nexstar Media Group’s Woman of the Year!

Remarkable Women Winners Across the Country