This signature event highlights the successes of the Center and its participants, and it celebrates the achievements of community leaders who are dedicated to causes larger than themselves. Bridge Builders promises to be an evening of celebration and inspiration. Your support of this event will continue to empower pregnant and parenting teens to break cycles of dependency, poverty and under-education, and move toward economic and social stability.
This year we were pleased to recognize the following as recipients of the 2016 Bridge Builders Award:
Dr. Arthur R. James: Dr. James is an OBGYN and serves on the faculty of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital and is nationally recognized for his work in reducing infant mortality. Learn More
William B. (Bill) Conner, Jr.: Bill Conner is known as Columbus’ arts impresario. Bill Conner is president and CEO of Columbus Association of Performing Arts. Mr. Conner is deeply committed to educating diverse audiences, while enriching, transforming and strengthening our community through world-class performances. Learn More
Live Conversation with community advocate and corporate director, Donna James: Donna James has developed a national reputation for her business savvy and performance at the highest corporate levels and advocates for the well-being of women and girls and those most disenfranchised. Learn More
Performance by the Harmony Project, people of diverse backgrounds uniting in artistic collaboration that move the audience and community to action.
Thank you to our event Sponsors: