Feather in Her Cap Announces New Award Added to Program

June 20, 2022
Feather In Her Cap Association announced the addition of a second award to honor the accomplishments of up-and-coming women leaders in the animal health industry.

“We are delighted to share this exciting opportunity to celebrate the future women leaders in the animal health industry,” said Feather in Her Cap Vice Chairperson Lesley Rausch-Derra. “The board thought  was time to honor women who will be leading us through the future of our industry, and so we created the High Flyer Award.” This award will be presented at the Sixth Annual Feather in Her Cap Award celebration in 2023.

The High Flyer Award will be given to a mid-career professional woman with 4-10 years’ in the animal health industry who has achieved at least one major accomplishment, and demonstrates a working relationship with a mentor in the industry.

Nominations for both the Feather in Her Cap Award and the High Flyer Award are open now. Details can be found at

About Feather in Her Cap Award
The award was established in 2017 by a group of women leaders in the animal health industry who formed the non-profit Feather in Her Cap Association, Inc., to honor women who have made outstanding contributions in animal health through scientific, industrial or commercial excellence and by demonstrating commitment to mentoring women. It hosts an annual event to present the award and honor the nominees. The 2023 Feather in Her Cap Award event will be held in Orlando on January 16, 2023.

Feather in Her Cap℠ Association, Inc. ( is a New York non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.

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