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The 2021 Impact Awards honors local leaders for their commitment to improving the lives of women and girls in the Chicago region by supporting basic rights and equal opportunities.
March 18, 2021 | 5:30-7 pm
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Selection Committee Chair
Andrea Saenz, Chief Operating Officer, Chicago Community Trust
Tom Alexander, CEO & Co-Founder, Holistic
Michele G. Cober, Director - External Affairs, Verizon
Deborah B. Cole, Attorney/Partner, Hoogendoorn and Talbot LLP
Neha Gill, Executive Director, Apna Ghar, Inc.
Sara Guderyahn, Vice President, Community/Executive Director, Chicago Blackhawks Foundation
Nicole Johnson-Scales, Senior Vice President, Fifth Third Bank
Diana Palomar, Vice President of Community Engagement, ABC 7
Carol Prins and John Hart/The Jessica Fund
Patricia M. Carey
Nancy Juda and Jens Brasch
Gail and Harry Ludewig
Ron and Queta Rodriguez Bauer
Emily Dreke and Vince Angermeier
Janice E. Rodgers
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