Terri Horton-O’Connell

Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations

Horton-O'ConnellMs. Horton-O’Connell has served in the capacity of Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer since June, 2011.

She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work from Aurora University.

Ms. Horton-O’Connell is a seasoned non-profit professional with over 20 years of diverse experience. Early in her career, she worked with underserved, vulnerable populations providing direct services in the form of counseling, advocacy, and case management in a variety of human service organizations. For the past eleven years, she has devoted her time to fund development work within child welfare, acute care hospitals and disease-oriented organizations located within the Chicago metropolitan area.

Spotlight

Elizabeth Young isn’t afraid to jump for a cause no matter how high. As a survivor of cervical cancer, Young empowers women through skydiving, running marathons and giving back to the cause. This year is no different with her second skydiving event Mother’s Day Weekend.

Awareness

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.  After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.

Research

The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.

Education

FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.