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. 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

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

Pathway Visionary

$10,000 & Above 

  • Invitation to attend a mission event.
  • Customized funding opportunities available.

*Levels include unrestricted gifts not associated with event ticket sale, table hosts and sponsorships as benefits are received at events. Event fund-the-mission donations and event leadership societies are included.

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

Catalyst Society Members

Gifts not associated with event sponsorships or tickets received between 1/1/19-12/31/19

Pathway Visionary

Elizabeth K. Blake, Esq.

Delia Cochran

Edie Cofrin

Margaret Graff

Sarah Howard

Susan Puett

Bentina Chisolm Terry

John and Sue Wieland

Empowerment Leader

Alice H. Ball

Marcy A. Bass

Fiona Bell

Gwendolyn Byrd

Carol Z. Cooper

Britton Edwards

Lori Gelchion

Paula Goodman

Meredith Leapley

Elizabeth Hardy Noe

Regina Olchowski

Lisa Pearsall

Becky Schmitt

K. Michele Sims

Ellen W. Smith

Judith G. Taylor

Lucy Carpenter Vance

Ruth T. West

Debora Wilson


Catalyst Member

Reverend Joanna M. Adams

Charles Alderman

Richard Allison

Jill Anderson

Juanita Baranco

Temme Barkin-Leeds

Lohr Beck-Kemp

Ronald Bell

Sue Binder and Jeffrey J. Sacks

Janet Bittner

Keisha Lance Bottoms

Kathe E. Brown

Angela D. Carpinella

Rachel Chapman

Robert Cook

Joanna Costantino

Ann and Jeff Cramer

Kila Dabney-Smith

Jennifer Dorian

Triska Drake and G. Kimbrough Taylor

Allison Ducote

Gwen Ellis

Dr. Ina L. Enoch, Ph.D.

Olivia Evans

Steven Fisher

Katherine Floyd

Takiyah Foote

Carol Gittler

Leanne Gould

Paige Green

Lisa Hirsch Greenberg

Elizabeth Tarpy Greene

Lauren Grien

Julie B. Hairston

Nancy D. Halwig

Susan Hawkins

Kristen Hazen

William Jennings

Marsha S. Johnson

Helaina Jolly-Triche

Susan Joseph

Carrie Kurlander

Jenny Lambert

Jennifer Leach

John J. Lormon

John Loud

Margot and Danny McCaul

Susan McMahon

Sheryl Meddin

Margaret "Maggie" N. Mermin, M.D.

Fonda Mitchell

Fadzai Mugobogobo

Nancy Niemann

Juliette W. Pryor

Stephanie Rauls

Bethany M. Rezek

Lauren Schlossberg

Donna Schwartz

Rochelle Shinn

Polly B. Simpson

Sally Strattord Perez

Jeri Sute

Brenda Sutton

Lisa Cannon Taylor

Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Felicia Thomas

Judi V. Tompkins

Gemma Toner

Betsy Vos Reeves

Andrea Walker

Blaise Warren

Barthaniel Werts

Jo Westervelt

Shelli Willis

Jacqueline Wills

Brenda B. Wood

Angela Yarbrough