Kent to Receive ‘Outstanding Contributions’ Award for Philanthropy
Germany Kent, a philanthropist and volunteer, journalist, trusted media resource, author and social activist will receive the Global Philanthropy Award at the first annual Empower Magazine Awards. Kent is receiving the award in recognition for her ‘outstanding contributions’ to society.
Kent is a huge advocate for lending a helping hand. Over the past 20 years she has been involved in communities and alongside voluntary organizations supporting youth partnerships, providing resources and aiding in mentoring programs. Kent has been influential in empowering youth to develop their independence and self-worth.
In addition to fostering a national conversation about cyberbullying and helping young people with self-esteem and career development initiatives, Kent, has been a tireless supporter of promoting volunteerism and literacy programs. She is a longtime champion of encouraging participation and appreciation of the arts and culture.
“Empower Inc. Magazine™, wants to highlight those what are redesigning the blueprint of the world in order to reconstruct the mentality of global society,” says Stephanie Davis, Empower Media spokesperson. “We want to provide the platform for men and women, brands, businesses, organizations, politicians etc. aiming to reclaim the power to be a better people.”
Kent will be formally recognized for her philanthropic efforts at the Empower Magazine “Empower at a Glance and Wine Exhibit” on May 17th, 2017 at Coze Event Center in Atlanta, GA. The event is hosted by Christopher King, philanthropist and son of the Legendary Blues Icon B.B. King.
Others being recognized are Steven Teske, Chief Judge in Clayton County, GA, and Ceasar Mitchell, Atlanta Mayor elect and President to the Atlanta City Council.
A multifaceted torchbearer, Kent has been a huge supporter to numerous charities, foundations and community organizations including; The United Way, The Salvation Army, Make-A-Wish, Habitat for Humanity, Job Corps, Upward Bound, Kiwanis Club of America, Debbie Allen Dance Academy and countless others.
Kent received a M.A. degree in administration with emphasis in public relations from The University of Alabama, on a full scholarship. She received a dual B.S. degree in marketing and journalism from Mississippi State University. In 2015, the university recognized Kent as a notable alumnus with a feature spotlight on its homepage, and honored her in the alumnus magazine for her literary work, and her contributions to, and influence on social media.
“It’s a great honor to share in acknowledging the significant contribution that philanthropists are making globally in their chosen fields,” Kent says of her being among the honorees. “If you’re not reaching back to help anyone then you’re not building a legacy.”