Women United

Women United of Greater Kansas City

Our Mission: Advancing Early Childhood Development in Kansas City.
Our Vision: Through leadership philanthropy, collaboration, volunteerism and advocacy, Women United makes a lasting impact on the development of young Kansas Citians, lifting our entire community.

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Who We Are

Women United is a growing group of more than 350 women committed to helping local children.This network is an extension of United Way of Greater Kansas City, and makes a lasting impact through collaboration, volunteerism and leadership philanthropy.
“Women United provides a unique opportunity for women leaders to work together. We make a positive impact on our community’s early childhood education efforts while developing meaningful friendships to expand our personal and professional networks.”
– Vicki Westerhaus, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, LLP

Why Women United

Be a part of a network of like-minded women who contribute their personal passions, best ideas, and unique strengths to our mission.
Volunteer in our community with your family and alongside other members looking to create change.

Make Your Gift

The donation process is simple and will take just a moment. Help us make a statement about the importance of healthy mothers and children, and what they mean for the future of KC. Click below to visit the donation page.

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Women United 2021 Cabinet

Gena Fitzgerald, Chair, Vice President, Supply Chain, Children’s Mercy

Sara Goebel, Technical and Engineering Manager, Little Blue Valley Sewer District

Lisa Frye, VP Core Greetings, Hallmark

Tiffany Hentschel, Employee Relations Manager, Johnson County Government

Kim Herman, Senior Vice President, Director of Client & Community Relations. PNC Bank

Angela Hoffman, Senior Vice President of Finance, Black & Veatch

Dana Jermain, Partner, Deloitte

Jennifer Matney, Senior Vice President/Director of Operational Risk Management, UMB

Cassandra Meschke, Managing Director, KPMG Audit

Renita Mollman, Chief Administrative Officer, Burns & McDonnell

Beth Soukup, CFO, JE Dunn

Tarena Terry, Vice President, Commerce Bank

Lisa Wall,SVP Risk Finance Practice Leader, Lockton

Vicki Westerhaus, Attorney, Bryan Cave

Kim White, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of KC

Join Us

Women United membership begins with an annual gift or pledge of $2,400 or greater, with a Step-Up Plan option beginning at $1,600 annually.

For more information, contact  Dionne Pleasant, Director of Philanthropic Engagement Dionne Pleasant or call (816) 559-4715.