Sharmain Matlock-Turner KYW News Radio Women's Achievement Award Interview
Urban Affairs Coalition President and CEO, Sharmain Matlock-Turner was recently one of five women selected to receive the KYW News Radio Women's Achievement Award. This annual program was developed to honor the many contributions and accomplishments of women, and to highlight the strategies and experiences that help women advance their careers, business and lives. Sharmain began her tenure at the Coalition in March of 1999, with the special distinction as the first woman to lead in the organization's 47-year history.In partnership with a diverse Board of Directors, made up of business, nonprofit and community leaders, Sharmain and her team of managers and more than 350 employees create partnerships and build consensus to help families reduce poverty and reach the middle class. Under her leadership, the Coalition has successfully managed $425M in contracts and contributions over the last 17 years.
During the month of June 2016, KYW News Radio 1060 AM aired a short interview of Sharmain talking about the work of the Urban Affairs Coalition and how we save nonprofits time, money and resources to help them maximize their community impact.