Joy Wade – program manager for Going Beyond the Pink –has been selected as a member of the Class of 2019 Leadership Wilmington program, an effort sponsored by the Wilmington Chamber Foundation. Through the initiative, some 35 local business and community leaders will plan, as well as conduct, the area’s largest single-day volunteer activity – Work On Wilmington, according to a press release from the chamber. Leadership Wilmington is a 10-month-long program, with the objective of educating, challenging and motivating leaders to use their skills to work for the betterment of the community.
Kara Kenan – co-founder and executive director of Going Beyond the Pink – was recently accepted to the WILMA Leadership Institute. Kenan was selected from a competitive field of applicants to participate in the Class of 2019. The program will run from January to September. The program includes topics such as Thinking Strategically, Selling Skills & Techniques, Public Speaking, Managing Conflict and Navigating Difficult Conversations, Motivating Teams, and more. WILMA Magazine and Greater Wilmington Business will officially announce the 2019 class members along with their titles and organizations in coming weeks. The Leadership Institute is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, whose mission is to help develop more women leaders in Wilmington-area businesses, nonprofits, government bodies and boards of directors.