Mesha Davis is the CEO of Arizona Foundation for Women (AFW) and is a champion for women. She began in
2016 and successfully executed the organization’s signature event honoring actress Ashley Judd with the Sandra Day
O’Connor Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mesha was instrumental in hosting a release event for the latest Status
of Women Report, a vital research piece that provides a clearer picture of the state of Arizona women. The report serves as a roadmap for AFW to prioritize the challenges women face, and develop strategies to solve these
challenges through research, advocacy and philanthropy.
Prior, Mesha was Chief Development Officer at Southwest Center for HIV/ AIDS. She completed a $10.1 milliondollar capital/capacity campaign. She held its largest 25th anniversary annual fundraising gala, raising more than $750,000, ranking as one of Phoenix Business Journal’s Top Charity events.
Mesha received the 2018 In Business Women of Achievement and 2017 Achieving My Purpose Women of Achievement awards.