1. What’s my story?  I’ve been humbled by the honors bestowed upon me, startled by the burdens of truth-telling and awed by the responsibilities of a world stage.

Time Persons of the Year, 2002, The Whistleblowers
Sherron S. Watkins was named as Time Magazine’s Persons of the Year for 2002, along with Cynthia Cooper of WorldCom and Coleen Rowley of the FBI.
Read what Time Magazine had to say about these three women truth-tellers in “The Whistleblowers”    
Read about Sherron in “The Party Crasher”http://www.time.com/time/personoftheyear/2002/http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1003992,00.htmlshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1
                                                                      Sherron was honored by Glamour Magazine as one of its 2002 Women of the Year.
The other honorees that year were Oral Lee Brown, Kelly Clark, Katie Couric, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Lauren Manning, Alanis Morissette, Amy Pascal, Nancy Pelosi, Kate Spade, Sigourney Weaver, and the women of Saturday Night Live, Tina Fey, Ana Gasteyer, Maya Rudolf, Rachel Dratch and Amy Poehler.Glamour_WOTY.html
Barbara Walters named Sherron as one of her 10 Most Fascinating People of 2002.
First Lady Laura Bush was top of the list of Barbara Walters's "Ten Most Fascinating People of 2002."  The rest of Barbara Walters’ Top 10 (in addition to Sherron), included: Dr. Robert Atkins, Halle Berry, Sarah Hughes, Tobey Maguire, Dr. Phil McGraw,  Charles Moose, the Osbournes, and Queen Elizabeth.    Read more in an article by Stephen M. Silverman, in People magazine.http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,625214,00.htmlhttp://www.people.com/people/article/0,,625214,00.htmlshapeimage_7_link_0

Additional honors include:

  1. Bullet Court TV’s Scales of Justice Award, May 2002

  2. -The Scales of Justice Award was established by Court TV to honor individuals and organizations that show extraordinary efforts and courage in the fight for justice. Past recipients include Northwestern University professor David Protess whose project led to the freeing of many death row inmates and Erin Brockovich, whose fight against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. led to a $333 million settlement for the residents of Hinkley, California.

  3. Bullet The Women Mean Business Award, July 2002

  4. -Business and Professional Women/USA Organization

  5. Bullet 2003 Woman of the Year Award

  6. -Houston Baptist University

  7. Bullet Distinguished Executive Award, August 2003

  8. -National Academy of Management

  9. Bullet The Rolfe Award for Educating the Public about Business and      Finance, November 2003

  10. -The Women’s Economic Round Table 

  11. Bullet 21st Century Women Business Leaders’ Hall of Fame, 2004 Inductee

  12. -Bay Path College