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What's Going On : 38th Annual YWCA Career Women of Achievement Luncheon
Date posted: March 1, 2017
Posted by: YWCA of Greater Cincinnati
Photos: YWCA of Greater Cincinnati
Robin Givens, television, film and stage actress and long-time advocate for those facing the challenges of
domestic violence, will keynote the 38th Annual YWCA Career Women of Achievement Luncheon. The
region’s largest luncheon with over 2,100 in attendance will be held Wednesday, May 10 at Duke Energy
The event honors eight women from the Cincinnati region as Career Women of Achievement for their
personal career success, leadership qualities and status as role models for all women. The YWCA also awards
two educational scholarships: the Mamie Earl Sells Scholarship presented by Kroger to an African American
high school senior, and the Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Scholarship, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, awarded to an
eligible YWCA program participant.
Past Career Women of Achievement Honorees Mary Miller, CEO and co-owner, of JANCOA Janitorial
Services, Inc., and Liza D. Smitherman, Vice President of Professional Development for Jostin Construction,
Inc. and Partner in Brewster Pumping, LLC, are event Co-Chairs. Funds raised provide direct support to
YWCA community programs that serve more than 34,000 women, men and families, including domestic
violence shelters, youth services, racial justice programming, job training and literacy education.
Corporate and organizational sponsorships are available, and individual tickets are $85. Call (513) 241-7090 or
visit www.ywcacincinnati.org for more information.
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