When the Tulsa YWCA celebrates the 2018 Women of the Year -- Pinnacle Awards, Carola Muñoz de Cote will be among 10 women honored.
As the program manager for the College of Human Sciences’ ¡Juntos Se Puede! (Together We Can!), Muñoz de Cote works with Tulsa area families and students to help them achieve high school graduation while promoting higher education as an option. Noted as a champion for equitable education in the Latina community, Muñoz de Cote personifies the mission of YWCA - to eliminate racism and empower women.
The 10 honorees were selected from more than 60 online nominations for their outstanding accomplishments and/or projects of distinction within the past two years. Each honoree has labored tirelessly throughout her career and philanthropic endeavors to empower women and marginalized individuals in the Tulsa community.
“I can’t think of a more deserving individual,” Dr. Ron Cox, Juntos director said. “Carola works tirelessly with parents and students to develop relationships and encourage education. She is certainly a difference maker in the Tulsa community.”
The winners will be honored on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Tulsa.