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Anne Essaye elected Women's Impact Fund incoming board chair


Anne Essaye has been elected incoming board chair for the Women's Impact Fund. Anne will be installed as the vice/incoming board chair on July 15 and hold the position through June 2016 at which point she will become the board chair.

On her election Anne said, "I’ve been a member of the Women’s Impact Fund since it started 12 years ago and I love this organization. It’s an amazing group of 400 women who share a passion for strengthening our community. So far, we’ve made over $4 million in grants to nonprofits in Charlotte Mecklenburg. I feel so honored to be the incoming board chair for 2016. I led our Strategic Planning Committee this year and am excited to be able to help carry out our ambitious plan for the future."

On behalf of Horack Talley, managing attorney Smithy Curry said, “We are extremely proud of Anne’s work on behalf of the community.  The WIF continues to educate us all on the needs of the community and innovative solutions for those  needs.  We well know Anne’s skills with people and problem solving.  She will bring a lot to her role as chair.”

For more information about the Women's Impact Fund, please visit their website.


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