WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Alexis Perkins

Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members

WILMA’s 2020 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.

The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.

Meet institute member ALEXIS PERKINS (Other class members will be profiled in future articles.)

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Title: Assistant public defender

Company: New Hanover County Office of the Public Defender

How long have you been with your current employer? 6.5 years

Alma Mater: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University

Prior Career Experience: Assistant district attorney, Pitt County

Current job responsibilities: Advocate for the rights of parents and children in Abuse, Neglect and Dependency and Delinquency Courts.

Hobbies: Baking, traveling, laughing, and spending time with family and friends.

To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.

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Categories: Women to Watch