Board of Directors


Paula Penebaker, Chair (CEO, YWCA Southeast Wisconsin)

Azuri Gonzalez, Vice Chair/Secretary (Director, Center for Civic Engagement, University of Texas at El Paso)

Janet Marcotte,Treasurer (Former ED - YWCA Tucson)


Sheila Carnicelli (Managing Director, UBS AG)

Rachel Cheeks-Givan (Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion, PepsiCo)

Katherine Emerich Compagni, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor (Retired), Ithaca College)

Rebecca Hall (Executive Director, YWCA Greater Lawrence)

Marsha B. Henderson (Assistant Commissioner for Women’s Health, US FDA)

Laura Jennings (Private Investor)

Paula Green Johnson (Community Volunteer & Advocate)

Lesley Lopez (Director of Communications, National Immigration Forum)

Kaydian Lyn (Assistant Vice President, Government & Community Partnerships, JP Morgan Chase)

Aimee Meher-Homji (Client Partner & Leader, International Development, Korn/Ferry International)

Rhonda R. Mims (President, ING Foundation)

Ruth Oratz, M.D., F.A.C.P. (Director, The Women's Oncology & Wellness Practice,Clinical Associate Professor and Firm Chief, NYU School of Medicine)

Patricia Pearman
(Executive Director of Oncology & Disease Solutions, GE Corporate healthymagination)