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2021 Women of Achievement Honorees

Each year the YWCA Woman of Achievement Award is presented to a select group of Northeast Ohio women who have achieved extraordinary accomplishments through career success, community service, leadership, mentoring, and dedication to YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Boasting over 200 honorees, the Women of Achievement Academy is comprised of the most accomplished and esteemed leaders in Northeast Ohio.

This year we will celebrate the 45th Women of Achievement Awards ceremony. Eight women have been selected to receive the award at the live televised event, broadcasted by WKYC on May 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM.

  • Carrie Carpenter – Senior Vice President, Regional Manager of Corporate Affairs, Huntington Bank
  • Gladisa Guadalupe – Artistic Director, Co-Founder of Cleveland Ballet. Founder, School of Cleveland Ballet
  • Kathryn M. Hall – Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Jack Entertainment
  • Ariane Kirkpatrick – President, Chief Executive Officer, The AKA Team
  • Susanna Krey – President, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. Senior Vice President, Sisters of Charity Health System
  • Marsha A. Mockabee – President, Chief Executive Officer, Urban League of Greater Cleveland
  • Vanessa Whiting – President, AES Management
  • Lorna Wisham – Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Community Involvement, President, FirstEnergy Foundation

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Featuring many of the same aspects of the luncheon we all know and love, while incorporating new digital components with a modern approach, the 2021 Women of Achievement Luncheon will be one to remember.

For More information, contact Taylor Barnes: Director of Development (216) 881-6878 ext. 233 | tbarnes@ywcaofcleveland.org

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