Sep. 11, 2019—Athlete, actor and activist Terry Crews shared his personal story as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series Monday evening, encouraging increased respect and compassion for others.
Jul. 26, 2019—Two Vanderbilt leaders—Gail Williams and Consuelo Wilkins—will be inducted into the Academy for Women of Achievement.
Aug. 4, 2016—Katherine Brown, Ed.D., M.S.Ed., an occupational therapist with Vanderbilt Home Care Services, is one of the eight inspiring Nashville women who will be inducted into the YWCA’s 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement on Oct. 6.
Jul. 28, 2016—Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., executive chief nursing officer, will be inducted along with seven other inspiring Nashville women into the YWCA’s 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement.
Nov. 5, 2015—Charlene Dewey, M.D., assistant dean for Educator Development and associate professor of Medical Education and Administration, has been selected as an honoree by the YWCA and its Academy for Women of Achievement (AWA).
Jun. 18, 2015—Vanderbilt head football coach Derek Mason was a featured speaker at the first forum for MEND, a program to end violence against women and girls by empowering men in the community to be positive role models.
May. 21, 2015—Shan Foster, BS’08, is joining the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee as director of MEND, a primary prevention initiative dedicated to ending violence against women and girls in our community. A retired professional basketball player and the all-time leading scorer for Vanderbilt University men’s basketball team, he has served as dean of culture and...
Athletics Director David Williams, Coach Derek Mason team up with YWCA on new initiative to reduce violence against women
Apr. 4, 2014—Vanderbilt is a sponsor of a free, inaugural event that will bring together coaches and others who mentor boys and young men to address the important role they play in developing young men of character and reducing violence against women and girls.
Feb. 17, 2014—The Green Dot at Vanderbilt Committee is collaborating with the YWCA to provide service opportunities to the Vanderbilt campus community from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Service opportunities include organizing the YWCA’s donation facility and/or lending a hand in the YWCA kitchen. Afterward, volunteers are invited to join in a free dinner and reflection....
Jul. 13, 2011—Seven Nashville women were announced as inductees into the 2011 Academy for Women of Achievement. These women will be honored at the 20th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction dinner, presented by YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee and First Tennessee, to be held Tuesday, Oct. 25. The 2011 honorees are: Beth...