The YWCA of Greater Atlanta has selected Danita V. Knight to be its new CEO – succeeding Sharmen Gowens who announced her plans to retire earlier this year.
At the YWCA’s Salute to Achievement awards on May 18, a surprise grand finale tribute was given to Sharmen Gowens, CEO of the YWCA of Greater Atlanta.
The nonprofit said she had been a mobilizing force where diverse groups of women identify community problems, advocate for solutions and create more equitable communities. The YWCA of Greater Atlanta has announced that Sharmen Gowens, the organization’s CEO, will retire after seven years of leadership. “It’s one of those things that we knew would come […]
By: Catherine Kenimer, Director of Coalition Strategy, The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. We often read headlines on local and international news sites about things happening in our communities and our nation. Many times, we ask ourselves, “what can I do to impact change and use my voice to advocate for those around me?” To help […]