Community & Sisterhood2022-09-07T14:26:19-04:00

Meet the 2022 Most Admired Woman — Public Service

Keisha Dorsey Councilwoman District 3, Louisville Metro Council Family: Mother Stella Dorsey and dog Mimi Louise  By Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Kylene White Keisha Dorsey, who has a master's in public health, left her position as strategic consultant VP at Humana to become Louisville Metro Councilwoman of District 3, an area that encompasses the city of Shively and six neighborhoods, including Parkland and Algonquin. Even though positions on Louisville Metro Council are part-time, the workload is not part-time. Keisha’s days are spent dealing with constituent concerns, having meetings with various community members and leaders, and riding [...]

By |June 14, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Most Admired Woman|

Meet the 2022 Most Admired Woman — Media

Tawana Andrew WAVE 3 Meteorologist Family: Fiancé Rusty Steele  By Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Kylene White Tawana Andrew wanted to be a meteorologist from an early age. “I met a meteorologist when I was in elementary school. He came to my school, and I told him I wanted his job,” she says. She grew up in Florida, but perhaps her desire to track weather and its patterns stemmed from when she lived in Antigua, where she was born. She and her father would sit outside and watch storms roll in. “From our house on a [...]

By |June 14, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Most Admired Woman|

Meet the 2022 Most Admired Woman — Fitness

Thelma Banks President/owner Derby City Dynamite Women's Tackle Football  Family: girlfriend Victoria Kennedy, daughter Jasmine, foster sons Rafael and Ismael  By Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Kylene White Thelma Banks loves sports and has played lots of them: tackle football, rugby, soccer, and softball. She was living in Belgium and playing rugby when she first heard a news report about tackle football in the United States and was intrigued. When she moved to Kentucky, she discovered the women's tackle football team Kentucky Karma and found she enjoyed playing the game. Now, she works to not only [...]

By |June 13, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Most Admired Woman|

Meet the 2022 Most Admired Woman — Health & Wellness

Beth Mattingly Denham Executive Director KY/WV chapter Cystic Fibrosis Foundation  Family: husband Tim, four adult children, and three granddogs By Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Kylene White Beth Mattingly Denham considers herself a “helper bee” and has been drawn to positions in various nonprofits where she can meet and develop relationships with people. Her desire to help stems in large part from experience: her older brother suffered a brain stem injury as a result of a car accident when she was a child, a traumatic event that forever changed Beth’s family. She knows firsthand the [...]

By |June 13, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Most Admired Woman|

Meet the 2022 Most Admired Woman — Entrepreneurship

Dr. Joya Griffin Veterinary Dermatologist, Animal Dermatology Clinic, and star of Pop Goes the Vet with Dr. Joya Family: Husband Forrest Cummings and children Caden, Coby, and Carter By Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Kylene White Dr. Joya Griffin specializes in animal diseases of the skin, nails, and ears, a profession in which she is in an elite group; there are only about 300 veterinary dermatologists in the United States. She sees animals at Animal Dermatology Clinic which just opened a new office in Dorsey Plaza, but also travels to satellite offices in Evansville, Indiana, [...]

By |June 12, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Most Admired Woman|

Meet the 2022 Most Admired Woman — Hospitality

Sydney Anthony Director, Event Sales — Live Nation Special Events: Louisville Palace, Mercury Ballroom & Bogart’s   Family: Husband Matt Anthony By Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Kylene White At the moment, Sydney Anthony is a one-woman seller and executor of events at Louisville Palace and Mercury Ballroom here in Louisville and Bogart’s in Cincinnati. What this means is that she is busy and into lots of different activities each day. She customizes proposals, goes on site visits, talks to clients and vendors, and looks ahead to the future to drive business. One of the best [...]

By |June 11, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Most Admired Woman|
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