Join the Birmingham Urban League Young Professionals (BULYP) for our signature black-tie event that celebrates the outstanding work that young professionals are doing throughout the Birmingham community.
2010 "I am Empowered Award" RECIPIENTS
Education & Youth Empowerment Award
Ms. Eve Rhea
representing Better Basics
Economic Empowerment Award
Mr. Justin Weintraub
representing the Rotaract Club of Birmingham
Health & Quality of Life Empowerment Award
Mr. Chaz Mitchell
representing the Birmingham Chapter of the
American Red Cross
Civic Engagement & Leadership Empowerment Award
Ms. Chianti Cleggett
representing the Young Women's
Civil Rights & Racial Justice Empowerment Award
Ms. Maya Jones
representing the Birmingham Urban League
Mr. Donta Wilson has more than 14 years of banking experience. He joined BB&T in October 1995 while in college working in bank operations.
He has served as financial center manager, business banker and retail city executive in Charlotte, N.C.; regional business banking manager for the Battlefield Region; area executive in Prince William County, Va.; and was named Battlefield Regional President in 2005.
Mr. Wilson was named as the Alabama State President and regional president of the Birmingham, Ala.-based North Alabama Region in 2009.
Birmingham Urban League Young Professionals
The Birmingham Urban League Young Professionals (BULYP) seeks to empower young professionals dedicated to developing and implementing programs and services that promote civic participation, financial literacy, and real-world education.