Women of Achievement

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Women of Achievement

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 250 honorees, the Women of Achievement Academy is comprised of the most accomplished and esteemed leaders in Northeast Ohio.

Women of Achievement Awards Ceremony 2023

On May 23, 2023, the Women of Achievement awards ceremony will return as an in-person event at Severance Hall. Save the date and stay tuned for more details! To be a part of the event, click here for sponsorship opportunities. 


In 2023, we will honor seven changemakers in the Northeast Ohio area.

Margaret Bernstein– Director of Advocacy and Initiatives, WKYC
Dr. Jacklyn Chisholm- President & Chief Executive Officer, STEP Forward
Heidi Gartland- Chief Government & Community Relations Officer, University Hospitals
Angela Mago- President of Commercial Bank, KeyBank
Marcia Moreno- President, AmMore Consulting
Tracy Oliver- Director, Media and Local Affairs, Ohio, Dominion Energy (retired)
Aseelah Shareef- Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Karamu House, Inc.
Click here for more information about each of our honorees!
For More information, contact Taylor Barnes: Director of Development (216) 881-6878 ext. 233 | tbarnes@ywcaofcleveland.org


Women of Achievement Academy