Inspiring Women 2023
We are surrounded by inspiring women doing inspiring things and all too frequently, they don’t realize it. In this series, we highlight the awesome work women are doing to make an impact in and around Delaware.
Interviews Coming Soon!
We will be sharing our 2023 Inspiring Women interview series very soon.
A Letter from Jane2023 Woman to WatchAprile ParellaAs we wrap up the 2023 Inspiring Women series, I reflected on all of the amazing women in my life who have mentored and collaborated with me. One of these women is client Aprile Parella....
Sue Weldon is the founder for Unite for HER, a nonprofit organization providing support to women diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancers. As a breast cancer survivor, she knows the importance of having access to prevention services which can be hindered by cost and availability. Unite for HER fills a gap in oncology care by bridging healthcare professionals and patients through education and integrative treatments. With a national presence, Unite for Her provides valuable resources to women who otherwise may not have the means to access them.
Ellyn Herbert has been a certified leadership and team coach for 18 years. In 2004, she founded HERBIZ, a Delaware leadership development coaching company for women. She works with mid and senior-level managers to develop their teams and also works with organizations to create leadership development programs. In addition to her coaching, Ellyn is also an Economic Development Specialist for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) where she helps small businesses start, grow, and succeed.
Johanna, a Registered Corporate Coach™, brings her experience in the corporate world to help others reach their fullest potential. With 19 years of coaching experience, she’s dedicated to pushing individuals beyond their limits and bringing more joy into their lives. As a featured blogger for a Fortune 500 company, she has shared her insights with a wide audience. She has also served on councils that fostered open communication between the service organization and managers.
We are thrilled to share about Catherine Lindroth, a pioneering leader, mentor and founder. She has dedicated her career to empowering young people, women, and marginalized communities making meaningful change in the world. She founded the Summer Learning Collaborative and Social Contract. Currently, she is working on two global ventures: ChangeMakers Institute and Eso Terra, both of which focus on fostering consciousness, healing, and self-inquiry among young leaders.
Denée Crumrine is devoted to her community and has a passion for giving back. Not only does she serve on numerous boards and committees, but she also volunteers with organizations such as Exceptional Care for Children and Junior Achievement of Delaware. When she’s not lending a hand to these incredible causes, she’s sharing her immense expertise at Highmark Health where she specializes in Corporate Communications, Community Affairs, and Giving.
Chelsea Clark is the Organizational Culture and communications Director at L&W Insurance. She’s the driving force behind the agency’s internal culture, employee relations, and external communications. L&W Insurance loves giving back to the Delaware community and Chelsea helps make that happen through hosting events that provide support for various Delaware Nonprofit organizations. In her free time, Chelsea is a Charity Liaison for Gals That Give, a nonprofit organization on a mission to cultivate local community nonprofits. Chelsea is also the Chair of the Marketing & Communications Committee at the WRK Group and has worked with other organizations/initiatives like the Delaware Community Foundation, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Greater Kent Committee, and Spur Impact. Chelsea truly embodies the spirit of community service and making a difference.
Antonia is dedicated to creating opportunities for women to thrive in the workplace and beyond. She serves on several nonprofit boards including Hot Bread Kitchen, which helps low-income women secure living wage jobs in the food sector, and COHME, which pays home health workers a living wage while providing vital support to families in need. Antonia is also involved with the International Rescue Committee where she provides executive coaching to leaders working to make a difference in the lives of refugees worldwide.
Today, we have the privilege of speaking with Cynthia Robinson, the pastor at New Ark UCC. She’s been nominated by former Delawarian Anne Green, as a dedicated community leader, trusted advisor, and supporter for social justice. She is deeply involved in organizing events and marches that advocate for the dignity and rights of vulnerable and marginalized populations. We’re excited to interview Cynthia about the difference she’s making in her community.
Brought to you by Global Merchant Partners
This year’s series wouldn’t have been possible without the help of our amazing sponsor, Global Merchant Partners. GMP is a minority and woman-owned business headquartered in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and has a new office in The Villages in Florida. Their clients are national.
From credit card processing to gift card programs, they strive to deliver the highest increase in gross profits and retained earnings to their clients. They estimate that 90% of the business owners they speak to don’t realize how much they’re overpaying in card processing fees. Or that there’s a zero-fee option.
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