2011 TWIN Honoree Spotlight

15 Aug

The YWCA’s Tribute to Women of Influence (TWIN) event honors women who have made significant contributions to their fields, and recognizes those organizations that support such achievements. 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of TWIN. Leading up to this year’s September 15th event, we will highlight each of our 25 incredible TWIN Honorees. If you would like more information about the TWIN event, or would like to reserve a ticket, please visit www.ywcaofasheville.org.

Anne Ponder, UNC Asheville

Under Chancellor Ponder’s leadership, the University of North Carolina at Asheville has engaged with the community in several exciting new ways. The university has established and increased collaborations with Mission Hospitals and the City of Asheville addressing safety, community health and wellness, and economic development. Past collaborations have included a downtown location for the RENCI Engagement Center and the North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness at UNC. Furthermore, she has made real strides to make UNC Asheville a more diverse and inclusive community.  People who work with Anne say she is a terrific mentor to people at all levels and is a magnet for people with talent and potential.

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