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How Did She Raise Over $30 Million Dollars to Support Programs for Women and Children in 20 Years?

Written by Posted On Friday, 10 June 2022 00:00

Meet Super Leader, Ruby Bright, President & CEO of the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis and See How She Does It! [VIDEO]

Ruby Photo 2019Under her nearly 20-year leadership, WFGM has served as a backbone organization in the city promoting philanthropy, fostering leadership and supporting program services for women and families. WFGM’s impact and programs are nationally recognized, proving the power of place-based, strategic fundraising and grant development for intergenerational impact. Since 1996, WFGM has invested more than $30 million over 600 programs involving more than 100 local non-profits, including investments in advocacy and research.

Bright’s numerous awards include the 2015 Super Women In Business Award, 2017 National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL Women) Shining Star Award, and the 2017 Girl Scouts One Smart Cookie Award, 2017 Memphis Heritage Trail Trailblazers Award. Bright also services on the Memphis Challenge Board of Directors.

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