Women of the Year Luncheon

This special and well-earned recognition for exceptional women has been a tradition in our community. Greater Cincinnati Foundation is so pleased to help carry on this great tradition by partnering with The Enquirer to bring you the 50th annual Women of the Year Awards Luncheon on Friday, October 26, 2018.

Greater Cincinnati Foundation and Cincinnati Enquirer are teaming up again to bring you the 50th Anniversary of the Women of the Year award. This year’s luncheon will be held on October 26, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Cincinnati from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Here is a chance to honor the women who have dedicated their time, energy and talent to make our community a better place to live for all.

Purchase Tickets or Sponsor the Event 

We hope you’ll be able to join us on October 26, 2018 for this prestigious event. Ticketing and sponsorship for the 2018 Women of the Year 50th Anniversary Luncheon event are available online now. Individual tickets are $65 and host/hostess tickets are $165. Other ticket options and multiple sponsorship levels are also available.


50th Class of Women of the Year Honorees

Greater Cincinnati Foundation and The Enquirer are proud to announce the 50th Class of Women of the Year Honorees! Thank you to all who submitted nominations. We are proud of the many women in our community who make a difference and commit their lives to make our community a better place.

  • Kelly Dolan
  • Nancy Eigel-Miller
  • Maureen France
  • Judith Harmony
  • Tillie Hidalgo Lima 
  • Chandra Mathews-Smith 
  • Maria Ahmed Munir 
  • Alandes Powell 
  • Mary Burke Rivers 
  • Mary Welsh Schlueter

Read the full article from the Saturday, August 18, 2018 edition of The Enquirer, Meet the 2018 Women of the Year.

Photos from 2017 Women of the Year Luncheon

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Three Cheers Sponsors


Applause Sponsors




Host/Hostess Table Sponsors

  • Mary G. Adams
  • Bartlett Wealth Management
  • Shannon Carter
  • Cincinnati Children's
  • Clark Schaefer Hackett
  • Christophery C. and Sheila J. Cole Fund
  • Community Action Agency – Cincinnati | Hamilton County
  • d.e. FOXX & Associates, Inc..
  • FotoFocus
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • The Carol Ann and Ralph V Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
  • Interact for Health
  • Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati
  • Jane and Mike Keating
  • Kara and Ryan Rybolt
  • Dr. and Mrs. Walter Smitson
  • Southwest Ohio Pain & Stem Cell Center
  • Taft/
  • Truepoint Wealth Counsel
  • University of Cincinnati Foundation
  • Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio
  • Ellen and Ray van der Horst

In-Kind Sponsor

  • The Woodhouse Spa, Northern Kentucky

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Suite 120
Cincinnati, OH 45202


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