Cortina Jenelle Caldwell, MAML
Program Coordinator, WNC Diversity Engagement Coalition

Cortina Jenelle Caldwell holds a Master of Arts in Management & Leadership; a Bachelors of Science in Business, Education & Social Science; and is a Certified Creative Facilitator through PYE Global (Partners for Youth Empowerment). Cortina received recognition as the WNC Minority Enterprise Development’s Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year (2012); 40 Under Forty: Asheville (2013); and an inductee to Leadership Asheville (2014) and a graduate of the Winter Learning Journey via Mycelium School (2015) and began serving as a Board member, public speaker, trainer and advisor for regional businesses and organizations. Cortina has a combined 15+ years of experience in events, communication, program design and organizing.

Cortina joined WNC DEC as Program Coordinator in April 2018.