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  • Location: Anderson Center (WSSU)

Presenting Sponsor: Wells FargoLogo_Wells Fargo                            

The YWCA’s 2018 Women of Vision Luncheon will recognize five extraordinary women on Thursday, April 19, at the Albert H. Anderson Conference Center on the Winston-Salem State University Campus.


2018 Women of Vision Honorees

Ragan Folan, Community Enrichment Award
Lauren Frye, Emerging Leader Award
Cheryl Harry, Culture & Heritage Advocate Award
The Honorable Denise Hartsfield, Lifetime Achievement Award
Val Vizena, Inclusion Champion Award

These award-winning women harness their knowledge, creativity and leadership for the betterment of the community. They are unique in background and pursuits, but alike in their talent to lead and embrace the spirit of goodwill.

All proceeds raised through this event support the local YWCA’s Change for Life programs that empower:

  1. Low income and at-risk students to be successful in school
  2. Women with Substance Use Disorder to build successful lives
  3. YWCA members to develop healthy lifestyles, with special emphasis on chronic disease prevention and management

THANK YOU again to all of our sponsors for the 2018 Luncheon!
Take a look at some pictures below or view our Facebook album for more & Youtube for videos!

Wells Fargo

Anonymous Challenge Gift


First Tennessee Bank
Reynolds American Inc.
Wake Forest Baptist Hospital
Winston-Salem State University
M Creative


Agency Executives’ Association Executive Board
Allegacy Federal Credit Union
Mary Louise & John Burress
CCAC Building Solutions
Constangy Brooks Smith and Prophete LLP
The Enrichment Center
Robbin Flow
Ragan and Dara Folan
Paul Fulton
Hanesbrands, Inc.
Lida Calvert Hayes & Shirley Shouse
Mayor Allen Joines & Council Member John Larson
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Molly Leight
Lea H. Loftis
Drewry Nostitz
Novant Health
Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Wake Forest University
Ben and Borgia Walker
Yvette Willard
Winston-Salem State University Foundation, Inc.

Special Thanks

Zanne and Bud Baker
Butler and Burke CPA
The Cardinal Hotel & The Katharine Brasserie and Bar
Graylyn Conference Center
John Higgins, STARR MultiTech
North Carolina Black Repertory Theatre
Sawtooth School for Visual Arts
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Village Tavern
Walter Robbs Callahan & Prophete LLP

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