Ivette Guillermo-McGahee Accepts Leadership Award: 2023 Women of Excellence

Born to 2 deaf parents, Ivette Guillermo-McGahee grew up understanding how friendships and support from others could be a guiding light. Her experiences inspired her to start Allies in Caring, a nonprofit that provides mental health & wellness counseling as well as educational services. “When I see suffering, it is painful for me and I choose not to turn my head,” she says. “My own pain has given me energy to do something about it rather than be indifferent.”

Read about honoree, Ivette, in our “Women of Excellence 2023” story here.

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