Ignite 2 Impact Podcast - Raise up and Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders
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Conversations with leaders that are igniting their community, our nation and the world to be a better place. Be inspired and enlightened as we pull back the curtain and dive into intimate and energetic dialog with tips and tactics from achievers and doers with host and Master Leadership Strategist, Dr. Geneva Williams.
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Penny Bailer: Her #1 Goal is to Level the Playing Field Ep. 24
Penny served as Executive Director of City Year Detroit (CYD) from 2001-2015, responsible for Michigan’s largest AmeriCorps program, retiring in 2015. During that period, over 1,000 young adult “corps members” served full time with CYD for up to two years each, providing data-driven all day academic classroom tutoring, mentoring and role modeling to thousands of Detroit’s school children, keeping them “in school and on track to graduation.” City Year also partners (in 28 cities nationally including Detroit) with Johns Hopkins University and Communities in Schools, Inc. for their U. S. Dept of Education-funded Invest in Innovation (i3) award-winning school transformation model called Diplomas Now. Penny served for over 17 years (1983-2000) as Executive Director/CEO of the Michigan Metro Girl Scout Council in Detroit, increasing the girl membership from 21,000 to 43,000 and registered adult volunteers from 6,000 to 14,000 and proudly earning the 1992 CRAIN’s “Best Managed Non Profit Award.” She was elected to the Detroit Board of Education (1990-94) and in 1997 was named one of of CRAIN’s Detroit Business “100 Most Influential Women.” Since 1979, Penny has served on and led numerous non-profit and civic boards in Detroit, focused primarily on youth, education and Detroit’s revitalization. In 2014, Mayor Mike Duggan appointed her to the Detroit Promise Zone Authority, which she chairs and which provides free college tuition to Detroit residents who graduate from Detroit high schools; the mayor also appointed her to the board of the Detroit Housing Commission, for which she was elected Vice Chair. She currently serves on the boards of New Detroit, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, City Connect Detroit and Detroit Rotary, of which she will become President in 2019-20. She served on the Governance Committee of the Coalition for the Future of De
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Date published: 2017-08-27