Recent News

March 31, 2021
THE KEY TO LADIES OF LEADERSHIP’S SUCCESS: “IT’S LIKE A FAMILY”

The ultimate goal of Ladies of Leadership: equip girls, many from impoverished families, with tools to help them achieve economic success.

March 17, 2021
VOLUNTEER MENTORS FORM THE BACKBONE OF LADIES OF LEADERSHIP

Trained and vetted mentors are the backbone of Ladies of Leadership, which CEO Kimberly Huckleby founded in 2007 to boost girls’ confidence and develop their sense of worth.

March 08, 2021
MENTORING PROGRAM BUILDS SELF-CONFIDENCE IN TEEN SISTERS

Teen sisters Morganne and Madisyn Holt have acquired leadership skills and confidence through the Ladies of Leadership mentoring program.

February 18, 2021
LADIES OF LEADERSHIP PIVOTED TO MEET STUDENTS' NEEDS

In September 2020, Ladies of Leadership opened a remote learning hub at the nonprofit’s headquarters in Paddock Hills. Since then, about 20 boys and girls from several school districts — kindergartners to high school seniors — have received one-on-one help with schoolwork.

February 02, 2021
FOUNDER OF LADIES OF LEADERSHIP OVERCAME “SELF-INFLICTED WOUNDS”

The first story in a series about a United Way Black Empowerment Works grantee, Kimberly Huckleby explains what inspired her to start Ladies of Leadership and how support from United Way has helped their mission to grow.

January 11, 2021
BLACK-LED SOCIAL CHANGE DECEMBER 2020 UPDATES

Updates on United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Black Empowerment Works grantees.

November 16, 2020
Black-led Social Change Fall 2020 Updates

Many Black Empowerment Works grantees have made great progress in the four months since they received their investments, despite the ongoing pandemic.The progress shows perseverance and provides help to communities in a great time of need.