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Twenty-two is the lucky number for recipients of the 2022 Innovator Awards, given out by the Northeastern's Women Who Empower platform. A panel of judges selected 22 female honorees, who will receive a total of $220,000 in cash prizes, with first-place winners taking home $22,000 each in the award program's second year.

Roth, the CEO and president of BC Cancer Foundation, paved her own path to success through a 30-year career in fundraising and a relentless commitment to fostering growth in healthcare and education in Canada and the U.S.

Childhood memories of helping her little brother with a rare illness combined with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Ghana to inspire Ashley Cummings, a Northeastern graduate, who created a body butter to provide relief for dry skin and eczema.