We celebrate motherhood by recognizing these women who have made their families a priority while balancing demanding careers and community involvement. Please join us in supporting these honorees while raising funds for the lifesaving work of the American Lung Association. To donate on behalf of an honoree, please click on the ‘Read More’ link below.
Mary Kay serves as the Executive Vice President of the Illinois Restaurant Association. In 2008, her passion for food and Chicago’s world renowned dining scene, led her to co-found Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet. Mary Kay and her husband, David, have raised four daughters: Grace, identical twins Elizabeth and Molly, and Anna. Read more
Sharon O’Keefe serves as President of the University of Chicago Medical Center. Sharon brings more than 30 years of healthcare and executive experience, beginning with her career as a staff nurse and transitioning to executive leadership. She and her husband Hal live in Chicago and have a daughter, Mackenzie. Read more
As Editor-in-Chief of Cancer Wellness magazine and Director of Business Strategy at Vogelzang Law, Caylei applies her leadership ability and experience to help those affected by cancer. She and her husband live in Lincoln Park with their son, Chase. Read more