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WUKY and Project Ricochet Present The Women of Distinction Podcast Series with Guest Marilyn Clark

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Marilyn Clark is the Economic Inclusion Manager for the University of Kentucky where she works across the enterprise to increase spending with diverse suppliers. She works closely with the procurement team, project managers, and departments to introduce minority, women, veterans, and disabled and LGBTQ-owned businesses into the UK supply chain. In addition, Ms. Clark leads the Equitable Economic Development Committee, a subcommittee of the University of Kentucky’s Economic Development Collaborative.

Prior to joining the University of Kentucky in January 2021, Marilyn worked in supplier diversity at the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and Fayette County Public Schools. She is the former Vice-President and Station Manager for WLEX-TV, the NBC affiliate in Lexington, and worked in television management in Dallas, Philadelphia, and Birmingham, prior to moving to Lexington. Marilyn was recently appointed to the Fayette County Public Schools Board of Education in District 1.

Dr. El-Amin is an author and editor who holds Doctorates from Northcentral University, University of the Cumberlands, Colorado Theological Seminary, and Union Institute and University. She has over 20 years of experience in management, occupational, and organizational development. Dr. El-Amin is co-founder of Project Ricochet, Inc, a thriving youth development organization. She has also served as the Multicultural Family Center, Executive Director for the City of Dubuque and as Chair of the Raleigh Human Relations Commission.
Renee is “working in concert” as a dynamic keynote speaker, organizational development consultant, executive producer and radio show/podcast producer and host. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Kentucky in Music Education and a Master’s Degree in Executive Human Resource Development from Xavier University. Renee is the Media and Marketing Manager for Project Ricochet and she serves on the WUKY DEIB Community Advisory Board. In 2023, she was named Nexstar Media Group's "Remarkable Woman of Central Kentucky", an honor recognizing her influence on public policy, social progress, and quality of life.