Rima Shahid named “Rising Star” at Golden Laurel Professional Reception

For Immediate Release

Contact: Alysa Villelli

Phone: (614)-477-0595

Email: alysa@women4changeindiana.org

Women4Change Executive Director Rima Shahid named a Rising Star in the 124-year-old tradition of Recorder Media Group recognizing minorities who excel.

Carmel, Indiana- 05/16/2019- Rima Shahid has been named a Rising Star by the Recorder Media Group by virtue of her achievements and leadership in the Indianapolis community. This distinction recognizes her as an individual whose efforts make this city and its surrounding areas a better place to live, learn, and work. Being chosen as one of ten honored professionals at the Golden Laurel Professional Reception, sponsored by Indiana Donor Network and Indianapolis Urban League, Rima will be named for this award through her productive efforts.

Originally a native Hoosier, Rima spent more than a decade in the Middle East, and worked as Trade Development Officer at the Pakistan Embassy in Bahrain. As the Executive Director of Women4Change, Rima first joined the organization in September 2017. In holding this position, Rima is charged to lead the implementation of Women4Change’s mission to equip and mobilize women to engage effectively in political and civic affairs in order to strengthen our democracy and to advocate for the leadership, health, safety and dignity of all women in Indiana. Through outreach, commitment, and action, Rima has significantly impacted Women4Change in a positive way.