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.


After surviving cancer, women look for a community of support and guidance. In a video produced by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, survivors share how they live and thrive after endometrial cancer. As described by one survivor, “You can get better.”  


The Foundation is featured in the Sept. issues of Coping, Women and Family Circle magazines. Look out for our articles & ads!


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


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