AWBO July Meeting

  • July 08, 2014
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • MCL Restaurant and Bakery, West Lafayette

Join AWBO on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 12pm and hear Tenecia Waddell of the Purdue Police Department speak on
“Safety in the Work Place”.

Tenecia Waddell has been an officer with the Purdue Police Department since 2008, being the first Afro-American Woman on the force. Prior to Purdue, she was a corrections officer with the Tippecanoe County Sherriff's Department for seven years. Through her work in law enforcement and community service, she is an outstanding role model and mentor in the community. As an instructor of self-defense programs, she empowers and educates women and children to defend themselves and learn how to be safe.
As a single mother of three boys, Tenecia balances family, work, education and volunteer activities. She received her Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice in May, 2014 with Cum Lade Academic Honors and Phi Theta Kappa Honors after putting her studies on hold to raise her sons. She loves instilling the importance of education and a balance of selflessness in her sons and also involves them in her volunteer efforts. She enjoys promoting healthy living and loves to bike!

Her current volunteer activities include being Co-founder and Board Member of Delivering Smiles Tippecanoe (which raises money to assist local public safety employees in times of emergency need); Committee Member of the Ultimate Pink Party since 2012; Appointed Executive Board Member of the Purdue University Black Caucus of Faculty and Staff.

Tenecia was named the YWCA's Woman of Innovation Honoree for 2014.

Through her perseverance and dedication to her family, career and community, Tenecia has made a positive impact by being a role model of great ethics and integrity!


Join us at 11:30 for lunch and networking before the meeting. Guests welcome.

Guest Speak for July

Tenecia Waddell 

Join AWBO on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 12pm and hear Tenecia Waddell of the Purdue Police Department speak on

“Safety in the Work Place”.


Tenecia Waddell has been an officer with the Purdue Police Department since 2008, being the first Afro-American Woman on the force. Prior to Purdue, she was a corrections officer with the Tippecanoe County Sherriff's Department for seven years. Through her work in law enforcement and community service, she is an outstanding role model and mentor in the community. As an instructor of self-defense programs, she empowers and educates women and children to defend themselves and learn how to be safe.

As a single mother of three boys, Tenecia balances family, work, education and volunteer activities. She received her Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice in May, 2014 with Cum Lade Academic Honors and Phi Theta Kappa Honors after putting her studies on hold to raise her sons. She loves instilling the importance of education and a balance of selflessness in her sons and also involves them in her volunteer efforts. She enjoys promoting healthy living and loves to bike!

 

Her current volunteer activities include being Co-founder and Board Member of Delivering Smiles Tippecanoe (which raises money to assist local public safety employees in times of emergency need); Committee Member of the Ultimate Pink Party since 2012; Appointed Executive Board Member of the Purdue University Black Caucus of Faculty and Staff.

 

Tenecia was named the YWCA's Woman of Innovation Honoree for 2014.

 

Through her perseverance and dedication to her family, career and community, Tenecia has made a positive impact by being a role model of great ethics and integrity!

 
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