Women Who Lead

Passion in Action: Gayle the Greek

Gayle (Submitted photo)

“We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts have their root in Greece.” ~ Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley in 1821 when Hellas (Greece) declared its independence from 400 years of slavery by the Ottoman Turks. Gayle ...

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Nonprofits innovate through COVID-19 crisis


Spring is a very busy time for Port Discovery Children’s Museum. Schools often bring large field trip groups. Families come to partake in fun, educational hands-on activities, events and exhibits. This year, however, the nonprofit’s doors remained closed due to ...

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The new world of networking – virtually

Renee Winsky. (Submitted photo)

When governors across the country implemented stay-at-home orders in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and organizations decided to pivot from in-person interactions to virtual meetings. Zoom, WebEx, Skype and Google Hangouts have become some of the most ...

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5 Women Who Influenced Me: Chalarra A. Sessoms

Chalarra A. Sessoms

The five women that have influenced, supported and loved me are Elnora, Linda, La’Kenya, Temeko and Alexandra. These women have poured into me traits that laid the foundation for me to become a kind person, a dedicated servant leader, an advocate, a Christian woman, a wife for 20 years and a seeker of knowledge. Thank you for giving me the significant titles of granddaughter, daughter, sister and aunt.

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