Catalyst Society

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Your membership in AWF’s Catalyst Society strengthens the network of comprehensive services offered to economically vulnerable women in the metro Atlanta community, helping to move them to economic self-sufficiency and security. Catalyst Society Members fund strategic grantmaking driven by our collective impact model, helping lift more women and girls out of poverty. Your giving helps fund the cohorts to enable our grantee partners’ success. Memberships begin with $1,000 in cumulative support.

Catalyst Society Membership Levels

Each level includes the preceding level’s benefits.

Catalyst Member

$1,000 to $2,499 

  • A Catalyst Society member pin.
  • Name recognition in an annual impact report.
  • Name recognition on the AWF website.

Empowerment Leader

$2,500 to $9,999

  • Invitation to attend a mission-related event. (during COVID, events will be limited to virtual experiences)
  • Personalized annual impact report.

Pathway Visionary

$10,000 & Above 

  • Special recognition at AWF events.
  • Customized funding opportunities available.

*Gifts are cumulative through each calendar year (January 1-December 31).

Catalyst Society Members

Gifts received during calendar year 2021 as of November 15, 2021.

Pathway Visionary

Kristin R. Adams

Dr. Juliet Asher and Mr. Michael Golden

Elizabeth K. Blake, Esq.

Arthur Blank

Janine Brown

Rosemary Brown

Delia Cochran

Thomas G. Cousins and Ann Cousins

Ilene Engel

Tammy Farley

Stanley Friedman

Mary C. Gill

Deborah L. Goodman

Libby Gozansky

Etta Raye Hirsch

Meredith Leapley

Marcia Miller

Dr. Linah A. Neighbors and Mr. Matthew B. Jollay

Susan Puett

Becky Schmitt

Anne Joyner Sheehan

Charlie Simpson

Catherine Simpson

K. Michele Sims

Ellen W. Smith

Elizabeth Spears

Lucy Carpenter Vance

Mr. John Wieland

Empowerment Leader

Elaine B. Alexander and Miles J. Alexander

Anne Bailey

Marcy A. Bass

Shannon Baxter

Holly Bradford

Lucinda W. Bunnen

Julie Champion

Ann W. Cramer

Cari K. Dawson

Diane Durgin

Steven Fisher

Roberta (Bobbie) Golden, Ph.D.

Stacey Gorman

Margaret Graff

Julie B. Hairston

Erin and Matt Harris

Jennifer Hightower

Elizabeth K. Hinson

Sarah Howard

Becky Powhatan Kelley

Fran Levine

Shaney Lokken

Sally McDaniel

Margaret N. Mermin, M.D.

Caroline E. Moise

Susanne Muntzing

Elizabeth Hardy Noe

Patrick O'Rouke

Lindsey Parker

Jannquell C. Peters

Catherine Pfeiffenberger

Shirley Powell

Sujatha Reddy M.D.

Rohith Reddy

Dr. Damoder Pati Reddy and Soumitri Reddy

Donna E. Schwartz

Lisa Cannon Taylor

Judith G. Taylor

Bentina Chisolm Terry

Terri Theisen

Patricia Thompson

Mark D. Wasserman

Glenn A. Wells

Catalyst Member

Reverend Joanna M. Adams

Dev Ahuja

Charles Alderman

Nguyen Allen

Heather Baldino

Margaret Balzer

Fiona Bell

Ms. Carolyn A. Bibb and Ms. Susan E. Yandel

Susan Bonds

Gloria Brooks

Heather D. Brown

Beth and Jim Broyles

Mandy Burnette

Erin Carper

Elizabeth Clark

Susana Maria Chavez

Edie Cofrin

Leah Cole

Karen Coker

Carol Z. Cooper

Marianne Cordora and Mary Larkin

Quiana Curry

Anne Deeley Easterly

Mary Deluca

Constance and David Dimling

Fran Dixon

Kelly Dolan

Sharon Fanto Smith

Lindsey Fenton

Lori Foley, CMA, CMM , PHR

Greer Gallagher

Karissa George

Belinda Givens

Katie S. Goodman

Leanne Gould

Tracy Grace

Lauren Grien

Melissa Hall

Michal Hart Hillman

Eric Holtzclaw

Michelle Horstemeyer

Valerie Richardson Jackson

George and Janet Johnson

Susan Joseph

Jesse Killings

Kimberly Kitchens

Danita V. Knight

Beatriz Landa

John L. Latham

John C. Lee

Katie Leonard

Felicia LeRay

Sarah Lopez and Frank Ostrowski

Stefanie Lopez-Howard

Dana Maine

Shannon Martin

Caroline Mayson

Erin McCandless

Sheryl Meddin

Glenda Blum Minkin

Meredith Moore

Monica Nixon

Leslie Nunn

Marco A. Palmieri

Ganesh R. Panneer

Amy Pauls

Kelly Phillips

Elizabeth Pierson

Robin Pollack

Judy A. Powell

Sonali Rao

Stephanie Rauls

Lativia Ray-Alston

Amy Rich

Emily-May Richards

John Roberts

Anne Ruggles

Melissa Rutten

Mary Beth Saylor

Beth S. Schapiro and Janet L. Womack

Katherine Scott

Sabrina Sexton

Samantha Smith

Julie Swanger

Shelley M. Sweazey

Allison Toller

Judi V. Tompkins

Betsy Vos Reeves

Wendy and Rex Walden

Blaise Warren

Kathleen Wasch

Jacqueline Wills

Vanessa Windham

Kristy Wintzell

Lani Lee Wong

Margaret Wright

Kristen Yarbou

Stephanie Young

Krystal Zell