Nominations are now closed. 

The TEMPO Waukesha Leadership Awards recognize the accomplishments and contributions of TEMPO members who demonstrate superior leadership in both their professional and personal life. Considered criteria include service to TEMPO Waukesha, success in the members’ professional field and/or service to the community.  

Contact the Celebrating Women Leaders Committee for any questions you may have regarding this event. 



  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019
  • 11:30am to 1:30pm
  • Westmoor Country Club

Tickets will be available for purchase mid-August.  Individual tickets are $45/each 

Sponsorship Opportunities

The purpose of TEMPO Waukesha is to empower, develop and support professional women connected to Waukesha County. Our annual Celebrating Women Leaders event honors the professional achievements of phenomenal women and encourages professional development through networking and inspiration. Several sponsorship opportunities are available for your business or organization to support TEMPO Waukesha and Celebrate Women Leaders.

Download the sponsorship form here.

Confirm your spot today! Contact Nancy Seidl Nelson if you have questions or need more information.

CWL Keynote Speaker


Our featured speaker for the event will be Deanna Singh, accomplished author, educator, business leader and champion for marginalized communities.

Deanna will be speaking on the topic of The Success of Failure during a Q&A session facilitated by member, Sandy Wysocki. Deanna is also the author of a business book, Purposeful Hustle, which she will be selling and signing at our event.

About Deanna: She consults with individuals and companies that are looking to make a positive difference in the world. She is known for giving clients the tools and courage to imagine, activate, and impact the world as agents of change. Deanna earned a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Fordham University, a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University, and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin. 

Past Leadership Award winners:

  • Del Garcia, 2018
  • Rosanne McGuire, 2018
  • Susan Marshall, 2018
  • Peggy Stoop, 2017
  • Carrie Matteson, 2017
  • Ellen Langill, 2017
  • Annie Bartosz, 2015
  • Betty Arndt, 2013
  • Barbara Prindiville, 2011
  • Marie Kingsbury, 2011
  • Marie L. O'Brien, 2011
  • Allison Bussler, 2011