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The 2nd Annual Women of Impact Awards and Reception

Yellowhammer Multimedia is proud to announce the second annual Women of Impact Awards — a celebration of the strong women who impact and propel Alabama. This event will recognize the personal and professional accomplishments of 20 Alabama women whose powerful contributions have moved the needle across business, government and non-profit sectors. These women are a force in our state and are respected leaders, advisers and mentors who empower others through the lives they devote and trails they blaze.

Congratulations to the 2019 Women of Impact:

Dr. Martina Bebin– Professor of Neurology, UAB School of Medicine
Maj. Gen. Sheryl Gordon– Adjutant General, Alabama National Guard
Katie Boyd Britt– President, Business Council of Alabama
Melanie Bridgeforth– President & CEO, The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham
Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh– President, Alabama Public Service Commission
Jody Singer– Director, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Dr. Michele Kong– Founder KultureCity and Pediatric Critical Care Physician, Children’s of Alabama
Cindy Nafus– Vice President of Operations and Mission Success, United Launch Alliance
Connie Hudson– President, Mobile County Commission
Katherine Robertson– Office of the Attorney General
Neeysa Biddle– Sr. Vice President, Ascension Health
Judy Ryals– President & CEO, Huntsville / Madison County Convention Visitors Bureau
Sara Williams– Managing Attorney, Alexander Shunnarah Law Firm
Connie Rowe– Representative, Alabama House of Representatives
Dr. Rebecca Boohaker– Assistant Fellow, Oncology Department, Southern -Research
Dawn Bulgarella– CFO, UAB Health System and Sr Associate Dean of Administration and Finance, UAB School of Medicine
Mary Margaret Carroll– Fine Geddie Associates
Pardis Stitt– Owner, Highlands Bar & Grill
Mary Wyatt- CEO, Wyatt General Contractors
Cindy Griner– Vice President of Engineering Services and Solutions, Dynetics Inc.

These honorees will be featured on Yellowhammer News during the month of April.  We will tell their stories one-by-one each weekday and celebrate the group with fanfare on April 29th.  This event will include the titans of Alabama business and government.  We hope you will join us to celebrate these women and their great accomplishments in our state.

Also check out the 2018 inaugural class of honorees

Join Us


April 29, 2019

Doors open at 5:45pm Event begins at 6:00 pm


Grand Bohemian Hotel

2655 Lane Park Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223

Additional Details

Dress: Cocktail Attire

Sponsorship: Opportunities to sponsor this event are available. For more information, email Courtney Ellis at [email protected].

For more information about the event or tickets, please email [email protected]