WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Sarah Brickels

Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members

WILMA’s 2021 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 SARAH BRICKELS.

      Sarah Brickels

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Title: Development Director

Company: Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington (GLOW) 

How long have you been with your current employer? 1 1/2 years

Alma Mater: East Carolina University and University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Prior career experience:

-Operations and multi-disciplinary team manager at The Carousel Center  

-Family advocate at The Carousel Center 

Current job responsibilities: Partners with the CEO to lead GLOW NC Board of Directors in creating and implementing annual innovative fundraising plans to include annual Celebrity Chef Events,  major donor cultivation, and grant management. Additionally, provides fundraising expertise and perspective to GLOW’s long-term strategic planning, implementation, and fiscal management to promote sustainability of the organization.

Hobbies: Self-proclaimed Wilmington craft cocktail and food expert who enjoys exercise, library books, and the beach.

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