NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Dr. Katherine Y. Brown

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About Your Speaker: As a CEO, therapist, wife, mother of four, author, speaker and humanitarian, Dr. Katherine Y. Brown knows the value of hard work. A firm believer of the phrase “anything worth doing is worth doing well,” Katherine proves that success doesn’t come easily, but is earned with compassion, dedication and perseverance. Her awards include 2016 induction into the YWCA Academy for Women of Achievement, 2015 recipient of an Athena International Award, and 2014 recipient of the Vanderbilt University Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Award.

As president and CEO of Learn CPR America, Katherine is not just changing lives; she is saving them all over the country by bringing life-saving CPR education to underserved communities. Additionally, she is founder of the Roberta Baines Wheeler Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Group. Named after her mother, the organization is the only organization of its kind in the state. Aligned with Katherine’s ultimate goal of making a difference, the group works to raise public awareness of pulmonary hypertension, to support and empower PH patients, and to provide essential health education to communities.

Katherine exemplifies this definition of a role model through her extensive commitment to empowering her community. A nationally recognized expert in health disparities and curriculum development, she recently founded the Dr. Katherine Y. Brown Leadership Academy to mentor young ladies in high school on civic and social responsibilities. Additionally, she has held leadership positions with the American Heart Association (she is the current Tennessee Advocacy Subcommittee Chair), Junior League of Nashville, and Kiwanis International (Music City Kiwanis Club Charter Member & President, Division 18 Lt. Governor, Zeller Fellow, and Centennial Award).

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