Ronda Stryker, a Portage philanthropist best known for her work in higher education, is the recipient of the 2013 YWCA Lifetime Woman of Achievement award, reports the Kalamazoo Gazette. Stryker, 58, will be honored at the 29th Annual YWCA Women of Achievement Award Celebration, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel.
Excerpt: The YWCA Lifetime Woman of Achievement Award is given to a person who has demonstrated a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the well-being of the community, state or nation, and has a record of accomplishment, leadership and positive role modeling as a volunteer and/or in a career. "Ronda Stryker’s passion for the causes she cares about has contributed to the many successes of the organizations with which she works," said the YWCA news release.
Source: Kalamazoo Gazette