Women's leadership has a tremendous impact on community social change. Wether you lead a for-profit or non-profit organization, your vision and success today leads to tomorrows social reality.
Learn how to focus your efforts and learn how to combine:
In order to create Community Social Change and a bright future for our city.
Ruby Bright is Executive Director and CAO of the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis (WFGM). Over the past 19 years, under her leadership, WFGM serves as a backbone organization promoting philanthropy, fostering leadership and supporting program services for women and families. WFGM is recognized as a national philanthropic organization to help establish a public private partnership leveraging federal funds yielding $132M in neighborhood revitalization with the City of Memphis, Memphis Housing Authority and the Department of Housing and Community Development.
WFGM’s Vision 2020 Strategic Plan is to reduce poverty by five percent in zip code 38126, one of the city’s most impoverished community. Since 2015, they have invested over $3.5 million supporting 79 programs serving 3,500 residents annually.
Bright’s awards include the 2017 Living Legends Award, 2017 National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL Women) Shining Star Award, 2016 Memphis Heritage Trail Trailblazers Award, 2014 Memphis Business Journal Super Women in Business, 2013 Memphis Theological Seminary Henry Logan Starks Award, She previously served as board chair of the Women’s Funding Network and awarded numerous other local and national awards in philanthropy, leadership, and civic service.
|Start Date||02/07/2019 11:30 AM|
|End Date||02/07/2019 01:30 PM|
|Location|| The Racquet Club of Memphis|
5111 Sanderlin Avenue
Memphis TN 38117