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Women to Watch Finalists-Education Category

Valerie Melvin CFCC Math Instructor and Wilmington Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Meet Up Group Organizer For over two decades, Valerie Melvin has taught math at Cape Fear Community College including seventeen years of online instruction. Melvin, past-president of CFCC’s Faculty Association,…

Women to Watch Finalists-Nonprofit Category

Charrise Hart CEO YWCA Lower Cape Fear  In over a year as head of YWCA Lower Cape Fear, Charrise Hart already has been making an impact on the Wilmington-based organization. The YWCA has won a national grant to improve its…

Women to Watch Finalists-Public Service Category

Lyana Hunter   Assistant Public Defender State of North Carolina Lyana Hunter says that as a public defender, she fights daily to represent her clients. Hunter, who practices primarily in juvenile law, is responsible for maintaining and running the court-appointed…