8th Annual Trailblazer Award & Scholarship Event
September 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Each year the NC100BWCOC Trailblazer event celebrates Black women excelling in the areas of health, education, economic empowerment and public policy. While this year’s event will be virtual, we remain steadfast in our commitment to uplifting local champions and providing much-needed funds for our Trailblazer Scholarship Fund.
We hope you will continue your support by joining us for our virtual 2021 Trailblazer Event to recognize our Central Ohio Champions and celebrate the achievements of our students! Please visit our website for registration and additional information about the Trailblazer event.
The 2021 Honorees are:
Honoree Rhiannon Carne – Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director of Ohio Women’s Alliance, Ohio Women’s Alliance Action Fund, and Ohio Women Rising, a statewide super PAC that supports organizers, activists, and leaders. Rhiannon is a veteran and former Executive Director of Women’s March Ohio.
Honoree Sharon Gordon – founder and CEO of Urban Trendsetters Media, LLC, a media mogul, motivational speaker, lifestyle entrepreneur and history-maker as the first woman and first Black American to own and operate a national broadcast television network.
Honoree Sheri Neale/The Maroon Arts Group – a collective of creatives who have galvanized to develop and provide a platform for conscious art centered around the preservation and promotion of cultures of African descent. Recently purchased the Pythian Temple, a 95-year old, Black-owned staple in the King-Lincoln /Bronzeville community.
Honoree Tonya Johnson/Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. – a national professional nursing organization that elevates the position of nurses of color, supports those seeking to enter the field of nursing and advocates for the community.
This fast paced event promises to be informative, entertaining, and fun! To register for the 8th Annual Trailblazer Scholarship and Honoree Event visit https://ncbwcentralohio.org/news–events.html or