2023 Annual Mentorship Mixer

2023 Annual Mentorship Mixer Recap

What an incredible journey we’ve had at the 2023 Mentorship Mixer! We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you who joined us, both in person and virtually. Your energy, enthusiasm, and unwavering support made this event truly exceptional.

The Mixer was a remarkable gathering of brilliant minds, empowering conversations, and invaluable connections. From inspiring presentations to engaging discussions, we witnessed the power of unity and the impact we can make when we come together as a Sistahood.

The passion and dedication displayed by our community were truly awe-inspiring.

Recognizing the Best Among Us

At the Mentorship Mixer, we had the honor of presenting three prestigious awards to exceptional individuals who embody the spirit of our community. Let’s take a moment to celebrate and recognize their remarkable achievements:

Sista-Keeper Award

We are delighted to present the esteemed Sista-Keeper Award to LaTonja Lee.

LaTonja, your strength, wisdom, and courage have surpassed all criteria. You have been a beacon of light, an unwavering supporter, and a true connector within our community. Your dedication and friendship have made a profound impact on all of us.

Thank you for being a guiding force!

Tiffany Morton & Sistahood Sista-Keeper Awardee, LaTonja Lee

Sistahood Trendsetter 2023 Awardee, Lovie Tabron

Trendsetter Award

We are thrilled to honor Lovie Tabron with the Trendsetter Award!

Your advocacy for mental health through mentorship has been truly extraordinary. As a Player Engagement Specialist for the Atlanta Falcons, your dedication and integrity have positively influenced countless lives.

Your unwavering commitment to supporting mental well-being is an inspiration to us all.

Thank you for your exceptional contributions!

Trendsetter Award

Congratulations to Andrea Durham, recipient of the Trendsetter Award!

Your monumental accomplishments in fostering mentorship within the field of sports medicine have inspired us all. As the Head Athletic Trainer at James H. Blake High School and the founder of Minority Women in Sports, you have paved the way for future generations.

Your tireless efforts and commitment have created a lasting impact.

We applaud you, Sista!

Sistahood Trendsetter 2023 Awardee, Andrea Durham

We would also like to pay homage to our past Trendsetter Award winners. Their outstanding achievements and contributions have left an indelible mark on our community. They have set the bar high and continue to inspire us every day. Together, we stand on their shoulders as we pave the way for the future.

2018 – René Revis Shingles. 2020 – Marsha Grant-Ford , 2020 – Tiffany Morton , 2021 – Carla Gilson , 2021 – Courtney Watson (from left to right)

We were honored to have Dr. Theressa Kim Thomas as our esteemed speaker at the Mixer. Her expertise in education, corporate leadership, and mentorship was truly invaluable. Dr. Thomas’ insightful contributions and dedication to empowering others left a lasting impression on our community.

2023 Mentorship Mixer Featured Speaker

• Dr. Kim Thomas, Owner & Managing Partner of Resolution Think and Cognito Systems, LLC
• Experienced Education and Corporate Leader
• Supports federal contracts in IT development and training strategy
• Mentors and trains trainers on instructional delivery
• Extensive background in public education and grant writing
• Managed thousands of students and teachers in various roles
• Expertise in federal contracting and IT consulting
• Committed to supporting Military, Government, and Education sectors

We deeply thank Dr. Thomas for sharing her knowledge and inspiring us all.

We thank each and every one of you for being part of this incredible journey. Together, we continue to foster a supportive community that empowers women of color in athletic training. Stay connected with us as we announce future events, resources, and opportunities to further your growth and success.

With gratitude,
The Sistahood Team

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