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Women's Leadership Roundtable

Recognizing women leaders who support ArtsWave with an annual leadership gift of $1,500 or more, the group is more than 400 members strong. Members enjoy a variety of arts experiences and engagement opportunities to network and see their gift to ArtsWave in action. The group was launched In 2014 under the leadership of ArtsWave Community Campaign Chair, Melanie Healey

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Charlotte R. Schmidlapp

Women's Leadership Challenge Match

Thanks to the Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee new and increased gifts to the 2017 ArtsWave Campaign from ArtsWave Women’s Leadership Roundtable members will be matched 1:1.

ArtsWave Women’s Leadership Roundtable brings together women who support and value the impact, reach, and quality of the arts in our region to inspire or be inspired. Members enjoy a variety of arts experiences and engagement opportunities to network and see their gift to ArtsWave in action.

To join: Commit to an annual leadership gift of at least $1,500 or a 3-year step up plan to $1,500. Give through your workplace campaign or online at 

For more information: Call (513) 632-0131 or email

ArtsWave Women’s Leadership Steering Committee

Chair: Kelly Soller

  • Gale Beckett
  • Kelley Downing
  • Paige Ellerman
  • Christine Geary
  • Agnes Godwin Hall
  • Mady Gordon
  • Chandra Gravely
  • Michelle Hershey 
  • Helen Kemp
  • Kelly Kolar-Eyman
  • Pamela Lowe
  • Taylor McNally 
  • Angela Morrow
  • Cheryl Rose
  • Martha Sarra
  • Lisa Sauer 
  • Rosemary Schlachter
  • Digi Schueler
  • Becky Terrell
  • Kim Vincent
  • Kelly Wittich
  • Jodi Woffington
WLR Steering Committee

Women’s Leadership Roundtable Benefits:

Women's Leadership Symposium: An annual inspirational event with women leaders in the arts and business. Click here to see photos from the 2016 Women Redesigning Cincinnati leadership symposium.

Women's Leader Arts Night Out: 
Opportunity to join fellow members for an arts event and special reception (ticket purchased by member).

Women's Leader Gathering: 
Members only cocktail reception held at a unique venue.

Recognition in Women's Leadership Roundtable roster.

Additional Leadership Benefits

  • Invitations to "ArtsBreak," a quarterly luncheon series featuring arts and community leaders.
  • An invitation to the annual Sachs Fund Prize event, honoring outstanding accomplishments in the arts.
  • Invitations to two other special donor events throughout the year, including a family-friendly event. 
  • Special recognition in the ArtsWave Leadership Roster.*

Leadership Giving Levels

$25,000+ Visionaries 
$15,000 - $24,999 Ovation Circle 
$10,000 - $14,999 Innovators Circle
$5,000 - $9,999 Chair’s Circle
$2,500 - $4,999 Directors’ Circle
$1,500 - $2,499 Leadership Circle

Please contact for more information.

If you make a joint gift with your spouse/partner:

you will continue to be recognized as a couple based on your total gift to ArtsWave.

Thank you to our Women's Leadership Symposium sponsors:

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