Stokes Civic Leadership Institute Fellows named

Thirty-eight rising and established community leaders will examine critical problems facing our community and develop collaborative leadership skills to address those issues in the coming year as part of the newly created Stokes Civic Leadership Institute (Stokes CLI). Stokes CLI is a collaboration between the Cleveland Leadership Center and Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®). The program…

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Feahnle & Martin highlighted for empowering and elevating CLE women

Shibani Faehnle (CBB 2015) and Amy Martin (LC 2018) were recently featured on Cleveland.com for their work with SheintheCLE.com. “When Amy Martin told her friend Shibani Faehnle that she had bought but never done anything with the domain name SheintheCLE.com, Faehnle replied that not only were they going to launch an online community for women, they were…

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Judge Free Moms

Colleen Carter pitched her idea for a platform for mothers from all walks of life to share experiences, learn from others and grow to become even better, without the fear of being judged for the decisions they make. Colleen’s blog has nearly 5,000 followers from almost every state and four countries. Publications like Huffington Post have…

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STEMpower: Empowering STEM-based careers

Jackie Adams wants to facilitating awareness and educational opportunities to improve the culture for all people pursuing STEM-based careers. She pitched her vision to launch a scholarship competition a Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) to raise awareness about the struggles of women in engineering culture at Accelerate 2016. Shortly after the event, Jackie began working…

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MotherBoard: Connecting Opt-In Moms with Projects that Matter

Jessica Leary Allen had a vision for an online clearinghouse that matches mothers opting back into the professional workforce with transformational projects, filling gaps for nonprofits and developing a new pool of talent for our region. Jessica pitched her idea – MotherBoard – at Accelerate 2016. After winning the runner-up prize, Jessica Leary Allen brought her…

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