Women United Member Spotlight: Shondria Seaton

Tell us about yourself. I was born in Macon, Georgia and received my undergrad degree in Computer and Information Sciences from Florida A&M University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. In my current role,...

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Diversity Leadership Circle Member Spotlight: Patzetta Trice

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Tell us about yourself. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, I’ve been in Indiana since childhood, although I still claim my southern roots. Growing up in very modest surroundings, we had a Christ-centered life where I continuously...

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Women United Member Spotlight: Katie Kiernan

This month we got to know Katie Kiernan, Vice President of Consulting Services at Walker information. Walker introduced her to United Way, and ever since then she's been dedicated to advocating for the important of early childhood education through Women United programs.

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Diversity Leadership Circle Member Spotlight: Jason Preston

Jason Preston has been working with Lilly for over 16 years now, and he has truly made the most out of the UWCI-Lilly partnership over those years. From ReadUP to Emerging Leaders steering committee to joining Diversity Leadership Circle this past year - Jason is dedicated to raising awareness of and encouraging participation in various programs offered by United Way of Central Indiana.

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Emerging Leaders Member Spotlight: Erin Skahill

Meet our Emerging Leader of the month, Erin Skahill. She's a visiting scientist fellow with Eli Lilly and Company, and although she's not an Indianapolis native, she's just as committed to serving her new community.

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Women United Member Spotlight: Melissa Meier

Melissa Meier has been involved with United Way for 15 years! A year ago, she combined her passion for quality education for all children with the impactful work of Women United. "I love the idea of women working together on behalf of the community to impact the lives of preschoolers."

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Emerging Leaders Member Spotlight: Maria Alas Diaz

Meet Maria, the Emerging Leader member of the month! Maria was taught at a very young age that it is important to help others around you to the best of your ability. Read more about Maria and what she believes it means to Live United!

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Emerging Leaders Member Spotlight: Charles McKinney, Jr.

Get to know your fellow Emerging Leader, Charles! He’s the marketing communications strategist at IPL and has been an Emerging Leader with United Way for almost a year. Read his Q&A to see learn about what inspired him to get involved, what he’s passionate about and what leadership means to him.

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Diversity Leadership Circle Member Spotlight: Bill Hendrix

This month we got to know Bill Hendrix, a field research and development leader at Dow AgroSciences. He’s been a member of Diversity Leadership Circle for the last four years. Read his Q & A session to learn more about how he became involved with Diversity Leadership Circle and why he’s passionate about supporting United Way.

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Emerging Leaders Member Spotlight: Jim Peterson

Jim Peterson spent most of his youth volunteering in his community. But after moving to Indianapolis and starting a new job with Eli Lilly and Company, like many young professionals, he began focusing more on career and less on giving back. Soon, he noticed the gap that was leaving in his life. So, he started looking for ways to get re-involved.

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