cathy award 2017

Northington Named 2017 Young, Gifted
& Empowered Leader of the Year

Leadership Mississippi's very own Cathy Northington, Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer & Director of Programs, Leadership & Diversity at the Mississippi Economic Council, was recently named the 2017 Young, Gifted & Empowered Leader of the Year!

She was honored at the 2017 Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards on Saturday, March 4 at Jackson Preparatory School.

Congratulations Cathy!

More about the award:

There's a conclave of young professionals who are committed to moving Mississippi forward. They are raising their families in the Magnolia State, building businesses and serving in their communities. Their commitment is not only changing the landscape of Mississippi, but how the world views Mississippi.

Young, Gifted & Empowered honors individuals who are champions for and in the arts, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, education, innovation and leadership. The honorees are between the age 25-45 and have demonstrated a noteworthy commitment to excellence and community service; a high level of character, leadership, and innovation through professional and personal growth.