Together United Way of Greater Greensboro’s Women’s Leadership and Tocqueville Women’s Leadership groups represent Women in Philanthropy: women united, with one voice, to promote community resources that advance family issues.
This year, Women in Philanthropy is excited to announce Karen Walrond, writer and photographer, as the keynote speaker. Please join us for a lunch you will not want to miss!
When: May 22 from 11:30 am- 1:30pm
Where: Greensboro Marriott Downtown
Karen Walrond, a former engineer and attorney, is the author of Chookooloonks, the award-winning website which pairs striking imagery and inspiring words to provide evidence that the ordinary is, in fact, extraordinary. Published online since 2004, Chookooloonks was voted Best Eye Candy Blog 2010 of the 2010 BlogLuxe awards and judge’s pick for best photoblog of the Black Weblogs Awards. She is a contributor to the book Expressive Photography: A Shutter Sisters’ Guide to Shooting from the Heart, a guide for beginning and intermediate photographers in adding heart and soul to their imagery. Karen’s writing, images and other projects have been featured on CNN.com, Good Housekeeping, and Wondertime magazine among others. Karen is a sought-after keynote speaker and has appeared on both local and national television, including The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Karen’s new book, The Beauty of Different, is a chronicle of imagery and portraiture combined with written essays and observations on the concept that what makes us different makes us beautiful — and may even be the source of our superpowers. It is available from both Bright Sky Press and Amazon.