Shown, from left to right, are John Delaney - UTC, Richard Brown – UTC, Catherine Cox, Lyndhurst Foundation, EWI, Chancellor Grady Bogue - UTC, Nancy Harrison, Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC, EWI, Laura Herron – UTC (in back), Ani Yacoubian, Yacoubian Tailors, EWI (in front), Terry Denniston – UTC,
Barbara Verhine - UTC/EWI, Mary Tanner – UTC, Kristina Smith, First Tennessee Bank, EWI, Courtney Hoss – UTC, Deborah Arfken – UTC, Chuck Cantrell – UTC, Pat Branam – UTC, Kathy Lee, DiStefano Eye Center, EWI, Margaret Browning, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, EWI
Executive Women International (EWI) of Chattanooga continued a tradition started in 1996 by donating $12,000 to the Jean Bradford Memorial Endowment Fund at UTC. The endowment was established in memory of Jean Bradford, executive assistant to then UTC Chancellor, Dr. Frederick Obear. Ms. Bradford, an EWI representative, passed away in 1995. EWI also contributed $6,000 to Chattanooga State.
EWI of Chattanooga President Ani Yacoubian, of Yacoubian Tailors, said, "EWI representatives feel fortunate to have made a positive impact on their community through enriching the lives of local women."
Since chartering in 1987, EWI of Chattanooga has contributed more than $170,000 to scholarship donations at area schools. The scholarships are specifically designated for single mothers.
Connections, Careers and Community is the tagline of EWI, fulfilled through connection and promotion of member companies, career-enhancing professional development and community involvement. For more information about EWI or membership, please visit the chapter web site: ewichattanooga.org.
Established in 1938, EWI is a non-profit organization with more than 2,500 member firms and 2,800 representatives in major cities throughout the United States and Canada. EWI brings members together to promote member firms, to enhance personal and professional development, and to encourage community involvement. As a premier organization for networking and leadership development for today's business professionals, EWI offers professional development through webinars and its Academy of Leadership, as well as scholarships and philanthropic initiatives with a focus on literacy. For more information, visit ewiconnect.com.