My Town: Women of Color Foundation to Host Awards Luncheon

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(Courtesy: Women of Color Foundation)

CLEVELAND — The Women of Color Foundation is hosting its annual awards luncheon to celebrate local women.

The 8th annual Women of Color Foundation Leadership Development & Training Institute and Awards Luncheon will be held Thursday, November 7, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event will be held at the Cleveland State University Student Center in the third floor ballroom.

Three women of color will be honored at this year’s event: Marsha Mockabee, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland, Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper, Senior Managing Partner of the Improve Consulting and Training Group and Charmaine Brown, Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Forest City.

The leadership training and development workshops will be held before and immediately following the awards luncheon.

Admission to the event is $75 per person, however scholarships are available for college students and women unable to attend for financial reasons.

For more information about the Women of Color Foundation and their annual luncheon and institute, click here.