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Robin Doerschuk: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

Thursday, February 21, 2019

In 2009 Robin Doerschuk was recognized by Inside Magazine as “One to Watch” when she was director at Alliance Solutions Group before she became part-owner and before she launched the Women’s Leadership Conference of Northeast Ohio. Now she’s started a new career at a telecommunications start-up, Snip Internet, LLC, as Vice President and General Manager,… Continue Reading Robin Doerschuk: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

Black History Month: Honoring Dorothy Height

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

In 1938, Dorothy Height was hired by the Harlem YWCA. She worked for better working conditions for black domestic workers, leading to her election to YWCA national leadership. In her professional service with the YWCA, she was assistant director of the Emma Ransom House in Harlem, and later executive director of the Phillis Wheatley House in Washington, DC.… Continue Reading Black History Month: Honoring Dorothy Height

Black History Month: Honoring Zelma Watson George

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Zelma Watson George was the first woman named YWCA Greater Cleveland Lifetime Woman of Achievement. Zelma was honored in 1993 for her many accomplishments and contributions to our city. With the assistance of a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, George moved to Cleveland, where she researched her dissertation on African American music and began a… Continue Reading Black History Month: Honoring Zelma Watson George