Diversity event announces honorees

Ten individuals and one organization will be honored at YSU’s Diversity Leadership Recognition Celebration Thursday, March 29, at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman.

The event, which begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails and 6:30 p.m. with dinner, honors the efforts and continuous achievements of community and YSU campus leaders in the area of diversity and inclusion. This year’s honorees are:

Campus Leadership: Ana M. Bobby, Sherri R. Lovelace-Cameron and Jacqueline Robertson.

Leaders of Tomorrow: Rebecca Banks, Cary W. Dabney, Anita Gomez, Ohio Lady Advocates (co-founders Sarah J. Lowry and Molly E. Toth).

Community Leadership: Tom Anderson, Bob “Doby” Dean, Carole McWilson and Penny Wells.

Guest speaker Zahid Bukhari will talk at YSU’s Diversity Leadership Recognition Celebration.

Zahid Bukhari

The guest speaker is Zahid Bukhari, president of the Islamic Circle of North America and executive director of the Center for Islam and Public Policy.

The cost is $35 per person or $280 for a table of eight. Sponsorships are available at the following levels: Trendsetter in Diversity, $5,000; Centennial Leaders, $2,500; Legacy Leaders, $1,500; and Diversity Circle of Friends, up to $500.

For more information or to make reservations, call Cheryl Levy at 330-941-3370 or clevy@ysu.edu.