Introducing Meg Steitz, HERA’s new Executive Director

December 5, 2010

Meg Steitz

By Jill Slansky, Board President

I am thrilled to welcome Meg Steitz to HERA as our new Executive Director. Meg brings an impressive set of accomplishments and skills to the job, as well as great energy and enthusiasm for our mission. (See press release.)

I’m especially excited that Meg joins us now, for it’s an eventful time here. HERA’s Board recently completed a new strategic planning process, and Meg’s fresh perspective will give us new energy and ideas to achieve our goals. We’ve also just launched our new website, and Meg’s marketing skills will help us make the most of it. And we’re celebrating our 10-year anniversary this year, and hope to hit new highs for attendance and fundraising at our annual Climb4Life events in DC, Boulder CO, and Salt Lake City.  In short, it’s a year we hope to empower more women than ever with awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer, and with support for innovative, “outside-the box” scientific research projects that bring us closer to a cure. Welcome Meg!

Of course we are sad to see our previous Executive Director, Danni Lederman, go, and are forever grateful to her for helping us further HERA’s mission: to stop the loss of women from ovarian cancer by promoting Health, Empowerment, Research and Awareness.


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  1. December 6, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    burythedragon says:

    Welcome Meg! We are so glad to have you!! Together we will lead HERA to its mission of stopping the lost of women to ovarian cancer through Health Empowerment Research and Awareness.

  2. April 21, 2011 at 9:57 am

    Warren Smith says:

    Congratulations Meg! We saw the annoucement in this week’s Denver Post and think the Hera Women’s Cancer Foundation has hired a real winner!
    Warren and Terri Smith

  3. February 22, 2012 at 9:38 am

    Leslie Mitchell says:

    Hi Meg – great to see you and Bill this past weekend. Here’s the website for the American Mountaineering Museum: Keep in touch!

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