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Hollowell Honored by OBPWC

Lorna Hollowell, Director of Diversity Programs at Owensboro Community amp; Technical College was honored by the Owensboro Business amp; Professional Women, Inc. earning the 2009 Glass Ceiling Award. She possesses the ability and finds great pleasure and fulfillment in bringing people together to celebrate the beauty of similarities and differences. She implemented several initiatives and programs in the past year to engage students, faculty, and staff to foster a harmonious and inclusive campus, while collaborating with community and secondary partners to promote multiculturalism and the importance of study abroad to increase global awareness.

Those events include: Coordinating the community-wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration; hosting the first annual Multicultural Student Jamboree to promote leadership; coordinating the History of the Tuskegee Airmen presentation (KY Humanities Council) at Daviess County, Owensboro, and Apollo high schools reaching over 2000 students; being appointed as Chair of the Owensboro Business amp; Professional Womens Diversity in the Community Committee; being appointed to Owensboro Human Relations Commission by Owensboro Mayor; traveling to Olomouc, Czech Republic to promote diversity and global awareness.

Owensboro Business and Professional Women, Inc. is the leading advocate for working women in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky,andsurrounding communities. Our mission is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. If you would like to learn more about the organization at our regular luncheons,on the third Tuesday of each month at The Miller House 301 East Fifth Street Owensboro, Kentucky from 11:30 AM 1:00 PM. Guests are welcome. Let us know youre comingfor lunch by contactingour Membership Chairperson Belinda Abell belinda@impactmarketingconsultants.comor929-5948.