International Association of Women Honors Leigh Ann Parks as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year

Leigh Ann Parks, HR Assistant Store Manager, is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

The International Association of Women (IAW) honors Leigh Ann Parks as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking platform with nearly one million members, 1000+ in person and virtual events, over 100 Local US based Chapters and International Chapters in several cities in China.

“I’m pleased to welcome Leigh Ann into this exceptional group of professional women,” said IPDN President and IAW Spokesperson Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Self-motivated and results driven to succeed, Leigh Ann Parks is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

I'm pleased to welcome Leigh Ann into this exceptional group of professional women.

Star Jones

IPDN President and IAW Spokesperson

As an HR Assistant Store Manager and a Human Relations Specialist, Ms. Parks uses the expansive skills she has honed in management, leadership and performance motivation to assist employees she supervises.

Ms. Parks, who has more than 20 years of experience working in the retail industry, at the government contract level and in the private sector, is responsible for talent requisitions, employee development, coaching, recruiting, team building and employee training. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Management Human Relations from Trevecca Nazarene University and plans to pursue her M.B.A. and obtain her SHRM certification in the near future.

Awards & Accomplishments: Bachelor of Arts, Trevecca Nazarene University, Management Human Resources; Associate of Science, Motlow State Community College, General Studies/Business


About IAW
The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online professional networking platform that provides nearly one million women the forum, professional development and services needed to thrive in an interconnected world. Through 100+ local chapters, International Chapters in several cities in China and 1000+ in person and virtual events, members cultivate valuable connections, develop professionally, and promote themselves and their businesses. Founded in Chicago in 2017, IAW is a division of Professional Diversity Network, Inc., an online network tailored to provide diverse professionals in the United States with access to employment opportunities.

Source: International Association of Women


Categories: Middle Management

Tags: coaching, employee development, human relations specialist, recruiting, talent requisitions, team building, training


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The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online professional networking platform that provides nearly one million women with the forum, education, and services to thrive in an interconnected world.