August Director’s Report

From Kim Shumpert, Executive Director August 1, 2019 — It has been a busy summer around CWLI. We were excited to add Sharayah Caouette to our team as our new Director of Operations and Programs. We completed our strategic vision for the next five years and are excited to begin sharing elements of that design with you as they materialize. more »

Meet Sharayah Caouette

Name: Sharayah Caouette Occupation: Director of Programs and Operations College/University Attended: Southern Adventist University Q: What is your favorite aspect of being a leader?  Sharayah: The most rewarding aspect for me would be getting the opportunity to make an impact on our future leaders and be the one to help move the needle. I’ve always enjoyed growing in my own more »

Meet Gina Dhanani, Chair of IMPACT 2019

How long have you been involved with CWLI? I’ve been involved for about 3 years. Ronelle Sellers actually introduced me to CWLI. I was then accepted into the Women Mentoring Women Class of 2016. Since then, I’ve served on the Women Mentoring Women committee, I helped organize the WMW Alumnae gathering and most recently, I was appointed Chair of the more »

Taking Action: Volkswagen’s Women in Motion

Today, a woman’s representation and impact is discussed daily in news and certainly in politics. But how are conversations and good intentions put into action? How can women feel heard and valued in a multi-billion dollar company? And how does that impact their life and morale outside of the workplace? Employee Resource Groups are a popular and strategic opportunity for more »

May Member Spotlight: Kim Shumpert

by Sabie Crowder Whether you have or have not had the chance to meet CWLI’s new executive director, Kim Shumpert, I invite you to take the time and catch up on the path that lead to our organization. Kim may be new in her role, but she is not new to her hometown of Chattanooga. A self-professed “Lake Lizard”, she more »