QEO Dinner with Phyllis Harris
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We invite our Young Professional Members to join us for an evening of great conversation over dinner with an LGBTQ+ Senior Executive leader. Join us for a night with Phyllis “Seven” Harris, whose leadership as the LGBT Center’s Executive Director has had an incredible impact on the Northeast Ohio LGBTQIA+ community. We’ll discuss her career and experienced over an intimate dinner filled with conversation and a chance to make new connections. Our dinner will take place at the LGBT Center, which will make for a bright and inviting host for our evening. Our QEO dinners have a capped attendance at 30 attendees to help foster better communication and discussion.
About Our Guest
Phyllis "Seven" Harris is a Cleveland native who has nearly two decades of leadership experience in local nonprofits, includes program management and development, fundraising, and senior-level executive positions. For many years, she also has played a strong role as an advocate in Cleveland’s LGBT community.
Previously Ms. Harris worked at Planned Parenthood of Northeast Ohio, where she oversaw youth engagement programming. She has served as director of education and advocacy with the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, was vice president of programs and interim CEO with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland, and capital campaign director at the Cleveland Sight Center. Her involvement with Cleveland nonprofit leadership includes roles on the governing boards of the LGBT Center, SPACES, and Community Shares of Greater Cleveland.
Ms. Harris holds a master’s degree in non-profit management from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Arts from Baldwin Wallace College. She lives in Shaker Heights and is the proud mother of two children.