Author: Vicky Janowski

Women to Watch Finalists - Education Category

  Melinda Anderson currently serves as UNCW’s Director of University College, which provides leadership and direction for supporting first-year students. In her position, she leads the University College’s staff of twenty-five to provide first-year academic advising services, learning communities and curricular programs for all…

Women to Watch Finalists - Public Service Category

This category recognizes women who work in the area’s public service sector – public safety agencies, local and state government, military, etc. Phylisha DellaPia’s office is responsible for the Wilmington Police Department’s operations over evidence and property collected as part…

Women to Watch Finalists - Arts Category

  Janette Hopper has traveled the world, and now that she’s in Wilmington, the Port City has benefited from her artistic contributions. The painter, printmaker, and performance artist moved to Wilmington after she retired. She has a long history of…

Women to Watch Finalists - Business Category

  Ellie Craig is making sure people outside of Wilmington know what’s brewing in the Port City’s growing beer scene. At Front Street Brewery, which has been brewing microbrews since the mid-90s before the current craft beer craze, Craig heads…

W2W Alum

An update on previous Women to Watch winners

Made Awards

Meet the female winners of the regional MADE competition

Beach Escape

A peek into former Duke basketball coach Debbie Leonard's beach house