Nashville Athena Awards Program: 2019 Panelist for “The Fearless Girl” Panel Discussion
The Nashville Athena Awards Program presents, “The Fearless Girl: The Future is Yours” Panel Discussion and Reception on January 24, 2019. Focused on the power and potential of women in leadership, panelists Gayle Ray, Tameka Winston, Linda Schacht and Rita P. Mitchell share their courageous stories of how being fearless led them down a path of greatness.
About The Author
Rita P. Mitchell is an overcomer. In a career spanning nearly four decades, she has navigated countless roadblocks and conquered numerous obstacles to accomplish her personal and professional goals in the very competitive financial services industry. Rita became president of her own insurance and securities brokerage firm, Mitchell Financial, Inc., spoke on the TEDx stage, has been a frequent contributor to Black Enterprise magazine, and became the first-ever recipient of First Horizon’s 2018 Inclusion & Diversity Leader’s Award. Before retiring in early 2018, Rita served as Executive Vice President and Manager of Private Client Services for Middle Tennessee, First Tennessee Bank. Most recently, she has written Own Your Phenomenal Self, a guide to empowering young career women to achieve their desired success and an Amazon bestseller. In addition, Rita is a certified John C. Maxwell Coach, Trainer, and Speaker. Currently, she serves on the boards of the YWCA USA, Cheekwood, is Treasurer of Nashville, Education, Community, and Arts Television (NECAT), and Board Chair of the YWCA of Nashville & Middle TN. Rita resides in Nashville, TN, and enjoys writing, cooking, and traveling with the love of her life, Fulton, and their daughter, Brittany.
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