See You Next Year!

With your help, we raised over $171,000 to support
Women Giving Back’s mission!

2024 Host Committee Members

Event Chair: *Cecilia Hodges, Regional President – M&T Bank

Rosie Allen-Herring – CEO, United Way of the National Capital Area
Rebecca Andino – Founder and Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Highlight Technologies Inc.
Milli Arakawa CFO, EYA
Irma Becerra, PhD – President, Marymount University
Jackie Bradford – President, NBC4/Telemundo 44
Mary Brady – President and CEO, The Economic Club of Washington DC
Monica Modi Dalwadi – Managing Partner of DC Metro Region, Baker Tilly
*Diane DuBois – Retired, Washington Post
Guitty Ejtemai – VP, The Abdolhossein & Guitty Ejtemai Foundation
Lorin Fantaskey – Senior VP of Suite, Monumental Sports & Entertainment
Nancy Greene, Chairman – Miles & Stockbridge
Elizabeth Hendler – VP of Event & Analytics, iHeartMedia

Lexy KesslerRegional Leader, Aprio
*Lauren Vanni Kinard – President, First Excel Title LLC
Holly Kortright – Chief Human Resources Officer, Navy Federal Credit Union
Anne Kress, PhD – President, Northern Virginia Community College
Karen McJunkin – Regional Partner, Elm Street Development
Radha Muthiah – President and CEO, Capital Area Food Bank
Linda Rabbitt – Founder and Chairman, rand* construction corporation
Susan Riel – President and CEO, Eagle Bank
Kimberly Roy – CEO, HITT Contracting
Janis Schiff – Partner, Holland & Knight
Courtney Spaeth – CEO, growth[period]
Patricia Steis – Managing Director and Global Engagement Partner, Marsh

*Women Giving Back Board Member

Keynote Speaker:
Julie Donaldson
Radio Broadcaster
Washington Commanders

Thank you for supporting Women Giving Back’s Women’s Empowerment Luncheon presented by M&T Bank.

We hope that you are inspired by the great work Women Giving Back is doing in our region. Now more than ever funding is critical to carry out our mission. Your generosity and support are essential in making a difference in our community! We believe all women and children should have access to the resources they need to succeed.

Your donation, big or small, will have a life changing impact on a woman and child’s future.

Table Sponsors

Event Donors

Leslie Ludwig, L&L Family Foundation
Diane DuBois

In-Kind Donors

Baker Tilly
The Capital Grille Tysons
Chip McCrea Photography
Connective Studios
The Economic Club of Washington DC
First Excel Title, LLC
Highlight Technologies, Inc.

Jane Lyons & Mark Sucher
Junior League of Northern Virginia
King Spa
Lake Ridge Nursery
M&T Bank
Navy Federal Credit Union

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