Soror Zenith Houston has been selected as a participant of the 50th class of Leadership Atlanta, which includes a variety of executives and C-Suite members from around the city. The 84 members selected to participate in the Class of 2020 program include officials from areas such as education, law, nonprofit, technology, media, healthcare, politics and government. The nine-month program includes lessons about the region through retreats, full-day seminars, service projects, discussion groups, and community tours. Class members are charged with examining themselves as leaders, challenging themselves to find ways to be more effective in their leadership roles, and build relationships amongst one another. Additionally, Soror Houston was selected by the Schusterman Foundation as one of 56 global leaders who were identified as changemakers in her industry to embark on a week-long journey in Israel through the REALITY Impact experience. Designed specifically for trailblazers in the social good space, this journey gathers education entrepreneurs, criminal justice reformers, civic engagers, advocates for vulnerable communities, and other champions of social good to draw inspiration from Israel’s culture of innovation and channel that energy to repair the world.
Soror Vanessa Hardiman was recently selected as an advisor to the Cobb County division of United Way. She was selected out of 70 applicants and will be one of eleven members. The Cobb County Advisory Board will be responsible for selecting agencies to receive funding from United Way, expanding United Way’s reach and impact in Cobb County and lobbying for critical issues that affect children and families in the areas served. Soror Hardiman is the Chief Executive Officer of Business Strategies & Solutions LLC., a consulting firm that works with small businesses and non-profit agencies to determine fundraising strategies and improve operating inefficiencies. Soror Hardiman has worked with representatives of United Parcel Service, The Atlanta Braves, Regions Bank, United Way, and the Women of AT&T to produce award winning programs and processes.