Chicago Foundation for Women ( CFW ) has announced the 2019 Impact Awards honoring local leaders for their efforts to create safe, just and healthy communities for all.
CFW will present the 2019 Impact Awards on Wed., March 27, at Venue SIX10 at Spertus Institute, 610 S. Michigan Ave., 6-8 p.m.
The honorees are:
Hedy Ratner, co-founder of Women's Business Development Center ( 2019 Founders Award );
Hoda Katebi, author of political fashion platform JooJoo Azad and host of radical online reading club #BecauseWeveRead ( 2019 Pioneer Award );
Inhe Choi, executive director of the HANA Center and co-founder of Korean American Women in Need ( 2019 Impact Award );
Dorri McWhorter, CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago ( 2019 Impact Award ); and
Reyna Ortiz, an advocate for transgender women at Chicago House and Social Service Agency and Health Educator at Stroger Hospital ( 2019 Impact Award )