NAWIC Today Sept.-Oct.

Though her initial interest in NAWIC did not include running for a leadership position, she quickly became involved in her chapter. She started working on the chapter board as a director, before working her way up through the ranks as secretary, vice president, and chapter president. She then became her region’s WIC Week chair and forum coordinator, before becoming the national WIC Week chair in 2014.

“However, once I started on the trajectory, which really began as National WIC Week Chair, it just seemed to take on a life of its own,” Mitchell said. “By that I mean, I wanted to do more, push us more, stretch more and simply get more women in the industry the support that I know NAWIC provides.” She decided to run for the National Board of Directors after sitting on several task forces,


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