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Recap of Lean In Ohio 100 Women Archives Book Release Launch Party

A gracious thank you to the YWCA Dayton for hosting the Lean In Ohio 100 Women Archives Book Release launch event. In attendance, YWCA Dayton's executive director Shannon Isom; Mayor Nan Whaley, current candidate for governor; Lyn Hogrefe, founder and executive director of Happy Hormone Cottage and founder of Women's Health Initiatives Foundation; Dr. Jo Blondin, president of Clark State; Jenny Michael, vice president of marketing and corporate communications at CareSource and many more trailblazing heroines.

From l to r: Dr Jo Blondin, President of Clark State, Julene Allen, Founder of Lean In Ohio, Shannon Isom, Executive Director of YWCA Dayton, Jenny Michael, VP of Marketing and Corporate Communications at CareSource , and Marissa Buckles, Director, Development for Corporate Giving at YWCA Dayton and Board member of Lean In Ohio.

It was a night of women coming together to discuss the power of women supporting women, the need for our leadership to be brave and advocates of both gender and racial diversity.

Thank you to the Lean In Ohio leadership team, Brittney Ranea Paxton, Marissa Buckles and Bhakti Mary for facilitating such a powerful program.

Post the Lean In Ohio 100 Women Archives book release party last week, hosted by YWCA Dayton, some of us gathered together for a connection card activity

Also thank you to Lean In Ohio members Bloom Beloved, Katie Ruef and Marsha Danzig for your tremendous leadership and participation.

In gratitude to Shannon Isom and Audrey Starr, Special Events & Communications Manager at YWCA Dayton.
Julene Allen Julene Allen Author


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