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We at Nonprofit HR are thrilled to announce this year’s list of Social Impact Women to Watch! For several years and before the end of Women’s History Month, we have 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. See details on 2022 finalists here.

Women to Watch Finalists Include:

Bianca Anderson — Co-CEO, ProInspire

Faith Boettger — Founder & Chair, Social4Good

Michelle Brier — Vice President of Marketing and Development, BluePath Service Dogs, Inc.

Cynthia Buiza — Executive Director, California Immigrant Policy Center

Angela C. Caraway — Executive Director, The Caraway Foundation

Jennifer Cartland — Executive Director and Consultant, Reach Incorporated

Susana Eshleman — President and CEO, Children International

Koua Franz — Chief Strategy Officer, Committee for Children

Amy L. Hinojosa — President and CEO, MANA, A National Latina Organization

Rosemary C. Jordan — Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Vision Foundation

Linda Latsko Lockhart — Founder & CEO, Global Give Back Circle

Andrea Lovanhill — Chief Executive Officer, Committee for Children

Kavita Mehra — Executive Director, Sakhi for South Asian Women

Kenyetta McCurdy-Byrd — Chief Operating Officer, REACH Riverside Development Corporation

Kristin O’Malley — President and CEO, The Cape Cod Foundation

Eleace Sawyers — Chief Executive Officer, Community Health Partnership of Illinois

Luana Vaetoe — Chief Executive Officer, Becoming Independent

Terri L. White — Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Association Oklahoma

Sarah Williams —Senior Staff Attorney, Rubicon Programs

Shawna Young — Executive Director, The Scratch Foundation

We extend our thanks to more than 140 individuals who responded to our call for nominations. The finalists listed below are 20 professional women who have exhibited extraordinary leadership, unwavering dedication and impactful achievements in the social impact sector. See more about these amazing women who are striving to increase mission impact for the communities their organizations serve and change the world in the process! Read more now.

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