Harlequin CEO To Win Award + Interview!

award_trophy This evening, at the YWCA of the City of New York’s 6th Annual Summer Soiree, Harlequin Publisher and CEO Donna Hayes will be presented with the “W” Award. This award is presented by the YWCA to women and companies that they see as embodying the mission of the organization to empower women, and Ms. Hayes has been selected for her work at Harlequin which the YWCA proclaims, “celebrates characters of all colors, ages, and backgrounds.”

Though she keeps a very busy schedule, Donna Hayes very graciously granted us an interview. We got to discuss how romances empower women, where Harlequin is going from here, and even those titles! It’s all below the cut:

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