ULI Cincinnati: WLI Coffee with Game Changer Tamara Harkavy

When

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
8:45am - 10:00am EDT

Where

The Baldwin Will open in a new window 655 Eden Park DR Cincinnati, OH 45202-6005 UNITED STATES
Join us for coffee with game changer Tamara Harkavy, founding CEO and Artistic Director of ArtWorks Cincinnati. Here about the success of Blink just prior to its return to Cincinnati.

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Get to know some of Cincinnati’s most engaging leaders in this unique members-only series organized by ULI Cincinnati’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI). In this series, Coffee with a Game Changer, featured leaders will participate in a conversation where members will hear both the challenges and highlights of their professional story.

Meet our game changer, Tamara Harkavy, founding CEO and Artistic Director of ArtWorks Cincinnati.

Tamara is the founding CEO and Artistic Director of ArtWorks. Launched in 1996 as a job-training and employment program for talented teens, ArtWorks has become a leader in workforce development and public art in Cincinnati. ArtWorks’ innovative programming has created works of art, including 180 permanent murals and other art projects, that have literally changed the face of communities throughout Cincinnati. Under her leadership, ArtWorks has employed more than 3,600 teens and 2,000 professional artists.

Tamara has won numerous awards, including a C-Suite Award in 2019, YWCA Career Woman of Achievement in 2013 and 2007 Cincinnati Enquirer Woman of the Year. In 2018, TEDxCincinnati honored her at the inaugural Extraordinary Women event in 2018.

ArtWorks has won numerous awards under Tamara’s leadership, including the City Livability Award by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Cincinnati Post-Corbett Awards, the Ambassador Award from the Cincinnati USA Convention and Visitors Bureau and a Community Impact Award from the American Marketing Association.

Tamara serves on the board of Ohio Citizens for the Arts, the Art Academy of Cincinnati, Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce, Mercantile Library, and the 3CDC program committee. She is on the leadership team planning BLINK, an extraordinary interactive light-show in partnership Brave Berlin, Agar, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile/U.S. Bank Foundation and the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. Previously, Tamara has served on the board of Tender Mercies and was a founding member of the Cincinnati Reds Community Fund. She has co-chaired the Cincinnati Symphony’s Pride events honoring David Herriman and Sara and Michelle Vance Waddell and co-chaired the celebration of Israel’s 50thand 60th birthday’s for Cincinnati’s Jewish Federation.

Tamara is a member of Leadership Cincinnati’s Class 38. She holds a master’s in Urban Planning from the University of Cincinnati and a bachelor’s from Arizona State University. She is the mother of musician Ben Sloan and is married to artist and real estate developer Matthew Kotlarczyk.

This event is hosted by ULI Cincinnati’s Women’s Leadership Initiative and free to all ULI members.

Agenda
8:45 a.m. – Check-in and networking
9:00 a.m. – Program
10:00 a.m. – Conclusion

The event is sponsored by The Model Group.

The Baldwin 655 Eden Park DR Cincinnati, OH 45202-6005 UNITED STATES

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Speakers

Speaker

Tamara Harkavy

ArtWorks

Tamara is the founding CEO and Artistic Director of ArtWorks. Launched in 1996 as a job-training and employment program for talented teens, ArtWorks has become a leader in workforce development and public art in Cincinnati. ArtWorks’ innovative programming has created works of art, including 180 permanent murals and other art projects, that have literally changed the face of communities throughout Cincinnati. Under her leadership, ArtWorks has employed more than 3,600 teens and 2,000 professional artists. Tamara has won numerous awards, including a C-Suite Award in 2019, YWCA Career Woman of Achievement in 2013 and 2007 Cincinnati Enquirer Woman of the Year. In 2018, TEDxCincinnati honored her at the inaugural Extraordinary Women event in 2018.