Lanaea C. Featherstone

FORWARD Women's Leadership Forum

March 18, 19 & 20, 2021

Lanaea C. Featherstone

CEO, William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation


Lanaea C. Featherstone is a dynamic nonprofit executive with more than a decade of international and management experience. She is CEO of the award-winning nonprofit, the William & Lanaea C. Feather- stone Foundation, whose mission is to create “sustainable solutions to bridge the opportunity divide among immigrants and underserved communities.”

• U.S. News and World Report, STEM Solutions Conference (2016)
• Maryland Hispanic Business Conference (2013-2016)

• The Daily Record Newspaper’s “Leading Women Award” (2018)
• Women on the Move Award, Associated Black Charities (2017)
• Daily Record Newspaper’s VIP Award (2016)
• Maryland Governor’s Citation for promoting economic growth across the state. (2016)
• Community Service Award, Baltimore Gas and Electric (2016)
• Community Service Awards, Greater Mondawmin Coordinating Council (2016)
• Nonprofit of the Year Award, Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (2015)
• Community Service Award, Latino Providers’ Network (2015)
• MELLFIN Family Engagement Award, English Language Learner Family Involvement Network. (2015)
• Baltimore City Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Award Nomination (2014)
• Open Society Institute Baltimore Community Fellowship (2013)
• Community Service Award, Winchester Homes (2008)