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Muhammad Ali Center Welcomes Sadiqa Reynolds as Its Next Daughters of Greatness Speaker

(January 28, 2016)...

Reynolds will speak on Friday, February 19th

 LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 28, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness speaker: Sadiqa Reynolds. Reynolds will speak at the Center on Friday, February 19th. The event will begin with a hot breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and the program will follow from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Throughout the year, the Daughters of Greatness breakfast series invites prominent women engaged in social philanthropy, activism, and pursuits of justice to share their stories with the Louisville community. The Daughters of Greatness series provides a place for dialogue and discussion on current issues of justice, community engagement, and social movements within the Louisville area and beyond.

Sadiqa Reynolds is the President and CEO of the Louisville Urban League. Her appointment made her the first woman to hold this title in the affiliate’s 95 year history. She has previously served as Chief for Community Building in the Office of Mayor Greg Fischer and as District Judge for the 30th Judicial Court. She was also the first African American woman to clerk for the Kentucky Supreme Court when she served as Chief Law Clerk for the late Chief Justice Robert F. Stephens. Her life as a public servant has also included being the first African American to serve as the Inspector General for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Sadiqa serves or has served on several boards including Fund for the Arts, the Depression Center, Metro Bank, BankOn, Maryhurst, Habitat for Humanity, and Home of the Innocents. Sadiqa has been recognized as a Business First Enterprising Woman to Watch, been named a Woman of Influence, as well as being honored with a Tower Award and a Torch of Wisdom. She has been married to Keith Reynolds for twelve years and they have two daughters Sydney, 10 and Wynter, 9.

Tickets are $20 for Ali Center Members, $25 for non-members, $15 for students with I.D.s, and $200 for a table of 10. Seating is limited. Tickets must be purchased in advance here or by contacting Erin Herbert at 502.992.5341.

About the Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org

Contact:

Jeanie Kahnke
Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs
jkahnke@alicenter.org
502.992.5301

AliCenter.org