For Immediate Release
March 22, 2021
Nonprofit HR Announces 2021 Nonprofit Women to Watch List
Ten Social Sector Women Named to Annual List for Significant Contributions to the Sector
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 22, 2021 — For several years during Women’s History Month, Nonprofit HR has proudly recognized women across North America who have made significant contributions to nonprofits, associations, foundations, social enterprises and the communities they serve. This year we called on our expanded community to help us identify and recognize outstanding women who accomplish the seemingly impossible against all odds.
More than 75 individuals responded to our call for nominations and we are pleased to publish the final 2021 Nonprofit Women to Watch list. The finalists listed below are 10 professional women who have exhibited extraordinary leadership, unwavering dedication and impactful achievements. Additional details on the finalists along with the list of runners-up may be seen here.
Alicia C. Aebersold
Chief Communications Officer, American Psychological Association
Founder, Jayadevi Arts Inc.
Managing Director, Strategic Capacity Development, Feeding America
Margaret “Peggy” Kim
Founder, Future Now Media Foundation
Dr. Janiece Mackey
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism
President & CEO, Women Veterans Interactive, Inc.
Gabriela Proaño, MS, RDN
Research Project Manager, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Shirley Anne Smith
Executive Director, Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation
Rocky Mountain Engagement Manager, Young Invincibles
Founder, Yielding Accomplished African Women
Press seeking interviews regarding the Women to Watch list may email Atokatha Ashmond Brew at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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