Women’s History Month

Take a look at our list of Women’s History Month Honorees on behalf of WTLC below Presented By Eskanazi Health! Rev. Janai Shirley Ann Downs Click here to learn more on why Rev. Janai Shirley Ann Downs is one of our honorees! Kiahna W. Davis Click here to learn more on why Kiahna W. Davis […]

Indiana’s “do-everything” forward completed 16 seasons in the WNBA, stepping away from her Naismith and Women’s Basketball Hall-of-Fame-career following the 2016 season. Her naming as recipient of the very first ESPN Humanitarian Award in 2015 and a 14-year run of community service by her Catch the Stars Foundation are testament to her work off the […]

With a career that spans from a schoolhouse to the White House and now to the Fieldhouse, Dr. Allison Barber has a successful record of building brands and maximizing impact. From grade school teacher in Merrillville, Indiana, to communications strategist in the White House and United States Department of Defense; and as the first chancellor […]

Dr. Terry Whitt Bailey is admired as a community activist, arts administrator and advocate for educational equity.  Terry currently serves as Vice President and Chief Program Officer at the Center for Leadership Development in Central Indiana. In this role, Terry implements the strategic vision of CLD, overseeing the development, implementation, effectiveness and overall quality of […]

Dr. Aleesia Johnson serves as superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), the largest district in Indiana serving more than 30,000 students. Named superintendent in 2019, Dr. Johnson has entered her second decade of service as an educator, achieving success as a teacher, school leader and administrator in both public charter and traditional district schools. She […]

Deputy Mayor Judith Thomas was appointed by Mayor Hogsett as the Deputy Mayor of Neighborhood Engagement January 2021. Before coming to work for the city, DM Judith Thomas ran Judith & Co., a consulting firm focused celebrating the rich diversity of Arts, Culture & Tourism.  DM Thomas is a community scholar of Africana studies at […]

Tina Cosby is a veteran Broadcast Communications Professional. Currently, she is the host of the daily talk show, Community Connection, on AM 1310, 92.7 FM, and 95.1 FM The Light in Indianapolis, IN. She also serves as Community Affairs Director for the Indianapolis Stations of Radio One. Previously, Tina worked as Community Affairs Director, as well […]

Kimberley Lawrence-Curry has dedicated her 30-year career to the healthcare industry.  Lawrence-Curry graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Business Administration and began her career at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.  She later worked at the IU Medical Group-Specialty Care as a Managed Care Consultant. Today, Lawrence-Curry uses her vast knowledge of health […]

Raimeka Graham is a devoted wife, mother, educator, and community leader. She has been married to Chalton Graham Sr. for twenty-two years. Together, they have three children Imani, Kennedi, and Chalton Jr (CJ). In 2021, she became a loving Mimi to her first grandchild, Kace. Raimeka received her Bachelors in Elementary Education from Purdue University […]

Kiahna W. Davis is a finance and operations professional, leadership guru, author, community activist, speaker, philanthropist, and a kingdom kid. She is a graduate of Indiana University, where she was initiated into Tau Chapter in the Spring of 1997. She later received her MBA in Accounting, focusing on taxation, from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is […]

Rev. Janai S. A. Downs Janai Downs is a proud native of Gary, Indiana, and has lived as an Indianapolis resident for nearly 24 years.   Janai has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2005 when she joined the staff of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis. In her twelve-plus years with the Y, Janai served […]