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Barrier breaker honored for seeking global solutions to gender-based violence

Barrier breaker honored for seeking solutions to gender-based violence

News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015, Carol Helliker, Indrani Goradia, Vernus Swisher
Carol Helliker, from left, Indrani Goradia and Vernus Swisher. Photo by Ken Jones
News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015,  Desyre Whitting,
Desyre Whittington, left, and Patricia Vasquez. Photo by Ken Jones
News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015, Spenser Tilman
Spencer Tillman. Photo by Ken Jones
News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015, Kathy Flanagan, Vernus Swisher,
Kathy Flanagan, from left, Vernus Swisher and Marla Davis. Photo by Ken Jones
News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015
Linda Greene, left, and Tom Lloyd. Photo by Ken Jones
News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015, Carol Helliker, Indrani Goradia, Vernus Swisher
News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015,  Desyre Whitting,
News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015, Spenser Tilman
News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015, Kathy Flanagan, Vernus Swisher,
News, Shelby, Barrier Breaker Awards, July 2015

What: Career and Recover Resources' Barrier Breaker Awards Luncheon.

Where: Hyatt Regency Downtown.

The 411: Indrani Goradia, founder of Indrani's Light Foundation, finding global solutions to gender-based violence, and CRR advisory board member was honored for her work as a philanthropist and advocate for women's health and empowerment.

Cynthia Cisneros and Spencer Tillman emceed the event that was attended by 435 and raised $182,584 for CRR's education and employment programs. Several Star Clients shared their stories of overcoming personal challenges through CRR, which led them to success and employment.

Who: Swatantra and Bimla Jain, Carol Helliker, Mark D Lee, Paula S. Sutton, Dr. Milton D. Moore, Philamena Baird, David Mendez, Tom S. Ramsey, Marina Coryat and Vernus Swisher, Career and Recovery Resources CEO.