Leader Luncheon 2020

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LEADER LUNCHEON 2020: Celebrating 37 years!

The YWCA Leader Luncheon provides business, industry, and other community organizations an opportunity to honor women volunteers and employees by recognizing their leadership and contributions. The women listed below have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievements and have contributed tremendously to our community. We ask that you join us as we honor these women at the Leader Luncheon.

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Leader Luncheon has been postponed until Thursday, September 10, 2020, (originally scheduled for May 14th) from 11:00 am to approximately 1:30 pm at the Seville. The Seville is located at 700 Barrington Road in Streamwood, IL.


Registration to attend Leader Luncheon is open, and seats/tables are selling quickly. Reserve your seat today!

Reserve Your Seat

Leader Luncheon 2020 Speaker


Leader Luncheon is YWCA Elgin’s primary fundraising event. Funds from the event are used to develop and expand programming and advocacies for women and families’ economic self-sufficiency with a clear commitment to the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women.

Click here for more information about sponsorship levels.

Become a Sponsor


Title Sponsor - $3,000Leader Circle Table Sponsor - $1,250Gold Star Sponsor - $500Silver Star Sponsors - $250Circle of Friends Sponsors - $100
EFS FoundationCarol EliasBetty BrownKCT Credit Union
Karen FoxLois Myers-Bauer
Prairie Community Bank
Thomas & Madalena Lawrence
W.R. Meadows Inc.

YWCA Elgin Program/Event Updates

04.9.2020 UPDATE – Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Illinois Governor Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order, the YWCA Elgin will be temporarily closed in order to ensure the safety of our clients, staff, and the entire community.

Please check back for updates or changes.

School Age Child Care (SACC) will be closed until April 30th.

Adult Education (English as a Second Language) will be canceled until further notice.

Family Literacy will be canceled until further notice.

Thank you for understanding. We hope everyone stays safe during this time and we look forward to returning to our regular schedule soon.