By Lisa Lockman and Kristie Law
The UK Women's Forum, formally established during the 1991-1992 academic year, is currently celebrating over 25 years of open discussion, creativity, and leadership development for all women employed at the University of Kentucky. Women's Forum is also celebrating the 17 women who have been nominated for the 2017 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award — an award created by UK Women's Forum.
Established in 1994, the Sarah Bennett Holmes Award honors a distinguished former dean of women at the University of Kentucky. Sarah Bennett Holmes, who was widowed at a young age, raised four children while completing her own education. She went on to have a successful career at UK where she inspired young women to persevere in the face of