Medlin selected for 2014 Leadership Greensboro, receives scholarship
Kristin Medlin, Communications & Partnerships Manager for the UNCG Institute of Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE), has been selected to participate in the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce’s competitive program – Leadership Greensboro, class of 2014.
Leadership Greensboro is a competitive platform that prepares young professionals like Medlin to take on leadership roles in areas such as education, non-profit, government and business with the ultimate goal of strengthening the community. By participating in the 10-month program, Kristin seeks to develop her skills as a leader in community engagement, working to bring about positive and significant change in the world.
Medlin will attend the Leadership Greensboro program as the sole recipient of the 2014 SynerG Leadership Greensboro Scholarship. SynerG is a young leaders branch of Action Greensboro, a nonprofit organization of foundations and the business community dedicated to projects that enhance business recruitment efforts and community vitality in Greensboro.
As Communications & Partnerships Manager for ICEE at UNCG, Medlin supports the collection, analysis, and dissemination of our university’s community engagement metrics. She also leads ICEE’s communication efforts, including the Referral Desk Initiative, and is the co-creator of the UNCG Community Engagement Collaboratory, a social platform that links individuals and organizations within the Greensboro community.
Kristin is a recent graduate of the UNCG Master of Public Affairs program, with a concentration in nonprofit management. She was one of twelve national PAGE Fellows with the nonprofit Imagining America, and is actively involved in supporting engaged graduate education at UNCG. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology at Appalachian State University.
Article by Ananya Huria and Sangeetha Shivaji
Article author Ananya Huria is a Media and Communication Intern with the UNCG Office of Research and Economic Development, where she helps promote UNCG research stories and impact to campus and external audiences. Ananya is a senior at UNCG, studying international business and entrepreneurship. Her background in PR and Marketing lead her to her current position.