For Immediate Release Media Contact
March 30, 2022Atokatha Ashmond Brew
abrew@nonprofithr.com

 

 

Social Impact Women to Watch in 2022 List Released by Nonprofit HR
 Annual List of 20 Professionals Exhibiting Extraordinary Leadership, Impactful Achievements

WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 30, 2022 – 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. A record-breaking number of individuals responded to our call for nominations and we are pleased to publish the 2022 list of women who have inspired us. The finalists listed below are 20 professional women who have exhibited extraordinary leadership, unwavering dedication and impactful achievements. Additional details on the finalists may be seen here.

  1. Amy L. Hinojosa — President and CEO, MANA, A National Latina Organization
  2. Andrea Lovanhill — Chief Executive Officer, Committee for Children
  3. Angela C. Caraway — Executive Director, The Caraway Foundation
  4. Bianca Anderson — Co-CEO, ProInspire
  5. Cynthia Buiza — Executive Director, California Immigrant Policy Center
  6. Eleace Sawyers — Chief Executive Officer, Community Health Partnership of Illinois
  7. Faith Boettger — Founder & Chair, Social4Good
  8. Jennifer Cartland — Interim Executive Director and Consultant, Reach Incorporated
  9. Kavita Mehra — Executive Director, Sakhi for South Asian Women
  10. Kenyetta McCurdy-Byrd — Chief Operating Officer, REACH Riverside Development Corporation
  11. Koua Franz — Chief Strategy Officer, Committee for Children
  12. Kristin O’Malley — President and CEO, The Cape Cod Foundation
  13. Linda Lockhart — Founder & CEO, Global Give Back Circle
  14. Luana Vaetoe — Chief Executive Officer, Becoming Independent
  15. Michelle Brier — Vice President of Marketing and Development, BluePath Service Dogs, Inc.
  16. Rosemary C. Jordan — Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Vision Foundation
  17. Sarah Williams — Staff Attorney, Rubicon Programs
  18. Shawna Young — Executive Director, The Scratch Foundation
  19. Susana Eshleman — President and CEO, Children International
  20. Terri L. White — Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Association Oklahoma

“At Nonprofit HR, we believe that an organization’s people are its greatest asset, and women are the majority of the social impact workforce, leading mission-critical initiatives at every level. As a woman-owned-and-operated firm, we are fortunate to have many women on our staff. From our emerging professionals to senior management team, women are represented at every level at Nonprofit HR,” said Lisa Brown Alexander, Founder and CEO, Nonprofit HR.

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ABOUT NONPROFIT HR:

Nonprofit HR is the country’s leading and oldest firm focused exclusively on the talent management needs of social impact organizations. We focus our efforts on project-based human resources consulting, HR outsourcing, talent acquisition, and executive search. Nonprofit HR also offers customized trainings, research and events, all with the objective of strengthening the people management capacity of the workforce. Since 2000, our staff of credentialed experts have advanced the impact of some of the world’s most influential brands in the sector. Learn more at www.nonprofithr.com.