Starting Right Now received Leadership Award from Dale Carnegie Tampa Bay

Starting Right Now, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending homelessness among high school students, has received the Leadership Award from Dale Carnegie Tampa Bay, in recognition of their partnership with the youth population for the past 15 years.

“Dale Carnegie has been our most valuable partner in developing the success of our high school students to build their confidence and self-direction,” said Vicki Sokolik, founder of Starting Right Now, in a statement. “Our main focus is to empower and inspire high school students who are facing homelessness, by equipping them with the necessary tools, resources and mentorship required to succeed academically and create a brighter future for themselves.”

The Dale Carnegie Leadership Award, established in 1985, has been presented to companies such as Coca-Cola, Adidas and The Four Seasons Hotel.

The award recognizes companies that prioritize team member development, motivation and display exceptional leadership qualities, the statement said.

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