Over the last month, WGN News has introduced you to four women who are making a difference in their communities and getting noticed for their amazing work

They were among the nominees in our third annual Remarkable Women contest.

Dr. Halleh Akbarnia was named the winner of the contest.

Dr. Akbarnia joined the WGN News on Monday along with Dr. Rachel McDowell who nominated her.

As our winner, WGN has donated $1,000 to the Illinois Medical Professionals Actions Collaborative Team (IMPACT).

See the profiles of all our finalists here.