New Hanover County Equity Awards

The New Hanover County Office of Diversity & Equity is hosting its 3rd Annual Equity Awards! These awards recognize and celebrate community members who are committed to expanding and elevating equity and diversity throughout the county. 

The awards gala is set to take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 11 at the Wilmington Convention Center (10 Convention Center Drive). Registration for those interested in attending the gala is open now. 

Looking to buy tickets to attend? 

A portion of this year’s donations will go to The Carousel Center. To purchase a table or ticket click HERE or Contact Laura Pawlewicz, Event Coordinator at 910-254-9898 or email her at

Want to pay by check?

Please make check out to and mail to:

Carousel Child Advocacy Center

1501 Dock St

Wilmington, NC 28401


For more information about the Equity Awards or the gala, contact the Office of Diversity and Equity at 910-798-7430 or

View Photos from Previous Years

2021 Equity Awards

Three women at awards gala

2022 Equity Awards

Couple holding award