Tag: Johnetta Cole


How WINGS Got Its Name

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

In 1995, WINGS founder Ginny Deerin attended a women’s leadership conference and heard the spellbinding Johnetta Cole, then president of Atlanta’s Spelman College, give the keynote address where she spoke about how girls and women often keep themselves locked up in small birdcages. Cole urged the audience to envision ourselves soaring beyond the cage – … Read More