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  • Location: Anderson Center (WSSU)

Presenting Sponsor: Wells FargoLogo_Wells Fargo                            

The YWCA’s 2019 Women of Vision Luncheon recognized six extraordinary women on Thursday, April 25, at the Albert H. Anderson Conference Center on the Winston-Salem State University Campus.


Wells Fargo


Anonymous Challenge

Woody Clinard

Reynolds American Inc.



M Creative

Wake Forest Baptist Hospital

Winston-Salem State University



Allegacy Federal Credit Union


Mary Louise & John Burress

CCAC Building Solutions

Forsyth Technical Community College

Paul Fulton

Hanesbrands, Inc.

Mayor Allen Joines & City Council Member John Larson (City of Winston-Salem)

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP


Molly Leight

Lea H. Loftis

Drewry Nostisz

Novant Health

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Stepstone Strategic Partners & Excalibur Direct Marketing

Wake Forest University

Borgia and Ben Walker

Yvette and Gary Willard

Winston Personnel Group & Goodwill Industries of NWNC

Winston-Salem State University Foundation, Inc.

Womble Bond Dickinson

Special Thanks

Zanne and Bud Baker

BB&T employees

Sandra and Gray Boyette

Friends of Sandra Boyette

The Enrichment Center

Sally Gupton, Photography

John Higgins, STARR MultiTech

Village Tavern

Individual tickets are now SOLD OUT!

2019 Women of Vision Honorees

Sandra Boyette – Community Enrichment Award

Kristen Ford Haaf – Emerging Leader Award

Vivián Joiner & Stephanie Tyson – Trailblazers Award

Julie Knabb – Arts Pioneer Award

Virginia Newell – Lifetime Achievement 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 2019 Luncheon! Take a look at some pictures below or view our Facebook album for more & Youtube for videos!


   Women of Vision Committee    

      Women of Vision Honorees

Winston Salem State University & Foundation


                     Wells Fargo 


           Reynolds American, Inc.

                       M Creative

Gateway YWCA