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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Presents

Man & Woman of the Year

Man & Woman of the Year is philanthropic competition to support blood cancer research among a group of motivated and dedicated individuals in communities across the United States.  Candidates form powerful fundraising teams and compete in honor of two local children who are blood cancer survivors. 

The man and woman who have raised the most funds during the ten-week campaign are awarded the prestigious title of Man or Woman of the Year in their community.  The man and woman who have raised the most across the entire US will be recognized as the national Man & Woman of the year.

Congratulations to the 2021 Washington, DC Man of the Year, Bryan Thomas, of World Wide Technology and our 2021 Washington, DC Woman of the Year, Ashley Irwin, of SolarWinds.




21 dedicated candidates, along with their campaign teams and supporters, collectively raised a record-breaking $3.4 million for the LLS mission in just 10 weeks! Thank you to all the 2021 candidates, campaign teams, donors, and supporters! View the 2021 Grand Finale Gala Program Book HERE. 

The 2022 Washington, DC Man & Woman of the Year campaign will kickoff on Thursday, March 24th and cumulate at the Grand Finale Gala was held on Saturday, June 4th, 2022 at The Anthem in Washington, DC.

To get involved email Megan.Swahn@lls.org!

Meet the MWOY Washington DC Metro Candidates

Local Campaign Events

We are looking forward to celebrating the success of the 2022 Washington, DC Man & Woman of the Year campaign at the Grand Finale Gala on Saturday, June 4 at 5:00pm at The Anthem in Washington, DC! For more information or to become a sponsor please email Frances.Mulhall@lls.org! 


Megan Swahn

Campaign Development Director



Kelsey Yates

Campaign Development Manager 



Sasha Rocke 

Campaign Development Manager



Frannie Mulhall

Campaign Development Specialist