Mercy's Cynthia Bentzen-Mercer Honored by YWCA

August 17, 2021

ST. LOUISCynthia Bentzen-Mercer, Ph.D., Mercy executive vice president and chief administrative officer, was recently selected as one of the 2021 YWCA Leaders of Distinction. She and the other women recognized will enter the YWCA Academy of Leaders, comprised of all honorees from the past four decades. 


The YWCA release said that while women have made great strides in professional world over the past decades, they have yet to achieve equal representation in leadership roles. Public recognition of the achievements of YWCA Academy members and their stories sends a message to young women of all races that despite obstacles along the way, success is within reach.