Dorri McWhorter

CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago


McWhorter heads YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, an organization dedicated to empowering marginalized communities. She’s a former partner at Crowe Horwath, one of the largest public accounting consulting and technology firms in the U.S. McWhorter’s passion for civic duty and her business background have made her an ideal leader of a 140-year-old institution as it transitions to a market-driven, sustainable business model for the 21st century.

We have moved past [proving] the business case for diversity. What people are
struggling with now is the how. And that’s where you come in.

Dorri McWhorter
LOCATION: Chicago, IL
TOPICS: Eliminating racism, empowering women

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