Dawn Arrington and Alysha Ellis are MetroHealth 2020 Sheroes

The MetroHealth System recently announced their annual list of Sheroes. Dawn Arrington (CBB 2020, CLC Board) and Alysha Ellis (OBC 2019) were named as 2020 Community Sheroes. According to the announcement by MetroHealth, the awards honor, “extraordinary women who share MetroHealth’s passion for improving the health and well-being of everyone in our community.” See the…

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Alumni spotlight: LaToya M. Smith

LaToya M. Smith (CBB 2018) Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Fifth Third Bank What have you accomplished – or helped others accomplish? Professionally, I have been promoted from Assistant VP of Talent Acquisition to VP of Talent Acquisition at Fifth Third Bank. At Fifth Third, we pride ourselves on our community involvement. In 1948, we…

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Latch & Learn

Latch & Learn Gina VanCant & Kendra Valton 2018 Finalists Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: October 23, 2019 Gina and Kendra recently completed the 14-week SEA Change accelerator program in Columbus. They were selected as one of the finalists to pitch Latch and Learn  on September 11, 2019 and were awarded their…

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Queens Banquet

Queens Banquet Jacci Hammer 2019 Presenter Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with:     October 11, 2019 Jacci is equipping women who have been stuck – many with PTSD issues and anxiety – with the resources to “Step Up” through the arts. She has teamed up with T’Neisha Coates – wife of…

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Four CLC alumni named Distinguished Young Women

Four CLC alumni were recently recognized YWCA’s 2019 Distinguished Young Women. They are: Brittany Baron (CBB 2018) Keniece Gray (ALI 2018, LookUp 2011) Annette Iwamoto (CBB 2017, CLC Board) Christina Miro (CLI 2015) They were honored for, “making a difference in Northeast Ohio through their career accomplishments, community involvement, and their commitment to YWCA’s mission…

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