Burns & McDonnell - Staff Applications Specialist
Porsche Townsend is a true Authentic Leader. She has made progress for women to excel and advance in a company and has navigate through a corporate system by gaining the respect from the executive leadership of the company. Because of the relationships she has built with executive leadership, she has open doors for Women of Color at all levels which allowed for opportunities for advancement and pursuing career paths that has been difficult to obtain. It is because of her efforts, abilities, relationships and support for women that I nominate Porsche Townsend for the Authentic Leadership Award.