LED Series: A Day in the Life of Nonprofits
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 8:30 AM (CDT)
LED Series: Nonprofit Management
Wed., Oct. 10 | 8:30 am
YWCA Tulsa Midtown, 1910 S. Lewis Ave.
Free to attend; Click to RSVP
Get a glimpse into a day in the life of an executive director for a nonprofit at this month’s LED Series. Felicia Collins Correia, CEO of YWCA Tulsa will share her perspective on the challenges and rewards of managing a non-profit, including details on operations, fundraising, and board member selections. Breakfast will be provided for those who RSVP.
Felicia Collins Correia has been the Chief Executive Officer of YWCA Tulsa since December 2006. She previously served as the Executive Director of Tulsa’s Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc., a position she held for 18 years. Ms. Collins Correia, a native New Yorker, earned her Masters of Social Work and Masters of Public Health degrees from Columbia University.
She has received numerous awards for her work to end domestic violence and her nonprofit leadership, including the Tulsa Chapter Women In Communications Newsmaker Award and the Sunshine Peace Award, which is offered biannually through the Sunshine Lady Foundation with the support and assistance of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She was also selected as one of the eight Outstanding Women of the Year for 1998 by Tulsa Woman News and awarded the prestigious Pinnacle Award for Public Advocacy from the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women and The Tulsa Women’s Foundation. Most recently she was honored by the Williams Companies as one of five Tulsa Women of Inspiration.
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