October 3, 2017 by In The Press

Two SAC Board Members Named as “Women Who Shape the State” of Alabama

By Al.com on September 21, 2017

Everywhere you look in Alabama you can find strong women making a difference in their communities.

From business leaders to philanthropists and everything in between, the women of this state invest their time and talents into making Alabama a better place and, in the process, encourage other leaders to step up and do the same.

This year, This is Alabama presents the third annual Women Who Shape the State awards.

When we put out a call for nominations, you answered in a big way. After careful consideration, the selection committee chose 30 of the best and brightest from your suggestions. This year’s selections for the 2017 class include:

Kathie Hiers, CEO, AIDS Alabama. Hiers has devoted her career to ensuring that people living with HIV/AIDS get the necessary care and housing they need to live full lives.

Mary Elizabeth Marr, CEO, Thrive Alabama. Through her work with Thrive Alabama and her leadership in the community, Marr is a champion for people living with AIDS/HIV in North Alabama.

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