Spring Start Centurions: LUC: Gwen Grant

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Name: Spring Start Centurions: LUC: Gwen Grant
Date: September 30, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT
Event Description:
This event is open to Spring Start Centurions only.

Please join us for a Leadership Up Close with Gwen Grant, President and CEO of Urban League of Greater Kansas City.

In addition to providing leadership and direction for advancing all Urban League programs and its mission, Gwen is engaged in numerous civic and community organizations, including the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education and Workforce Development, Founder of the COVID-19 Collective Impact Collaborative, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Tax Incentive Reform Task Force, Park University Advisory Council, President of the Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) Buildings Corporation Board, KCPS Superintendent’s Business/Economic Development Advisory Council, Citizens to Abolish Poverty Education Committee, Black/Brown Coalition, YMCA QALICB Inc., Board of Directors, YMCA System Wide Diversity and Inclusion Council, and more. Ms. Grant is a Ruckette on KCPT’s RUCKUS show – a weekly political free-for-all that looks at the news of the day and the issues that face Kansas City in a lively roundtable format. The first female CEO in the affiliate’s 100-year history, Gwendolyn is a strong and passionate advocate for social justice and economic empowerment for African Americans and women. She is the recipient of numerous honors including the National Urban League’s Whitney M. Young Leadership Award for Advancing Racial Equity, William Jewel College Yates Medallion for Distinguished Service, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Community Service Award, 435 Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful, and the National Urban League Association of Executives Academy of Fellows designation.
Virtual - Call-in information will be sent to registrants prior to event.
Date/Time Information:
September 30, 2020
9-10 a.m.
Contact Information:
Lindsay Jarquio
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