Catalyst Society


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. 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 engagement report.
  • Name recognition on the AWF website.
  • Invitation to Catalyst Society celebration event.

Empowerment Leader

$2,500 to $4,999

  • 1 Women on Board workshop registration (transferable).
  • Personalized donor impact report.

Generation Builder

$5,000 to $9,999 

  • 2 Women on Board workshop registrations (transferable).
  • Invitation to a private AWF donor appreciation gathering.

Pathway Visionary

$10,000 & Above 

  • Invitation to attend grantee event.
  • Name recognition on AWF office donor wall.

*Levels include unrestricted gifts not associated with event ticket sales and sponsorships.

*Gifts are cumulative through each fiscal year (July 1-June 30).

Catalyst Society Members

Gifts not associated with event sponsorships or tickets received between 7/1/16-6/30/17

Pathway Visionary

Alice H. Ball

Susan B. Been

Edie Cofrin

Paula Goodman

Etta Raye Hirsch

Louise S. Sams

Sue Wieland

Joni Winston


Empowerment Leader

Kristin R. Adams

Claire Lewis Arnold

Carolyn Bibb

Carol Z. Cooper

Enid Draluck

Dorothy Yates Kirkley

Susan Kupferberg


Generation Builder

Farideh Azadi

Deborah L. Goodman

Lori Kilberg

Elizabeth Hardy Noe

Shirley Powell

Susan Puett


AWF Catalyst

Carolyn Zander Alford

Elizabeth Bannister

Shannon Baxter

Jami Buck-Vance

Elaine Buice

Molly Burke

Hank and Ali Cobb

Fran Dixon

Joanna Douglas

Triska Drake

Florida Ellis

Lillian Giornelli

Martha Greenway

Julie B. Hairston

Jennifer Heal

Lila and Doug Hertz

Natalie Huyghe

Melissa Bunnen Jernigan

Susan Joseph

Becky Powhatan Kelley

Susan Ker-Seymer

Jenny Lambert

Marisa Lawrence, M.D.

Shaney Lokken

Hala Moddelmog

Regina Olchowski

Debra Pauli

Mary Plant

Bethany M. Rezek

Fern Richardson

Beth S. Schapiro, Ph.D.

Rebecca Schmitt

Laura Turner Seydel

Polly B. Simpson

Ellen W. Smith

Beverly Tatum, Ph.D.

Judith Taylor

Lisa Cannon Taylor

Christine Tryba-Cofrin and David H. Cofrin

Fentress Waits

Abbe Wiesenthal

Lani Lee Wong