Phoenix, AZ, August 26, 2019 – YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix announces Latasha Causey, Director of Recruiting for U-haul and Drena Kusari, Regional Director at Lyft, have agreed to co-chair the 2020 Tribute to Leadership Awards Program and Luncheon. For the past 26 years, Tribute to Leadership has recognized those leaders across the valley who exemplify the mission of YWCA – eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
“I am honored to be the co-chair for the 2020 YWCA Tribute to Leadership alongside my dear friend Drena! I am so excited about this year’s theme Dare to Be Powerful, which is something we should all strive to be every day. It is important for me to use my power and voice on behalf of the voiceless and be a champion in providing inclusion for all,” shared Causey.
Be your own champion of inclusion by submitting an award nomination today! Nominations for these prestigious awards are now open at https://ywcaaz.org/tribute-to-leadership/ and can be submitted by any community member. For the first time, in addition to honoring individual leaders, nominations for corporations or businesses are also being accepted. Awards will be given at the 26th Annual Tribute to Leadership Luncheon on February 20, 2020 at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. More information, including how to purchase tickets, can be found at www.ywcaaz.org/tribute.
“We are excited that Latasha and Drena accepted our invitation to chair this event. Their leadership and passion for women’s empowerment and inclusion are already creating an event that you won’t want to miss,” said Paula Hill, Board Chair of YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix.
About YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix:
Since 1912, YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix has been on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We imagine an equitable and inclusive Phoenix for everyone. We focus on how race and gender impact the issues that impact Phoenix and we create safe spaces for difficult conversations. Additionally, we provide direct services to seniors and low-income women and their families through our home-delivered meals, senior center, and financial literacy programs. YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix is part of an international movement serving over 2 million in the United States and 25 million worldwide.