“The Empowerment of Women is the Raison d’Etre of My Life.”
Founder, Co-President Emerita, Women’s Business Development Center. Founding Member, Illinois Governor’s Commission on the Status of Women. President, Metropolitan Chicago YWCA. Founder and President, IL WPC. Founding Member, Midwest Women’s Center. Director/Convener, Chicago Women in Broadcasting. Founder/President, Women in Film, Chicago. Women’s Health Task Force of Illinois. Founder, Illinois Women’s Business Ownership Council. Founder, Alliance of Minority and Female Contractors Association. Chicago Foundation for Women.
Interviewed by Kathy Rand, VFA Executive VP, October 2019
Photo 1. Founders of Women’s Business Development Center, Carol Dougal and Hedy Ratner. Photo 2. Hedy with Gloria Steinem.