Today we celebrate Thelma Perry! YWCA Yakima is on a mission to empower women. #52women52weeks was created to celebrate and highlight the amazing women & #SHEros in the #yakimavalley. We are proud to share more about Thelma Perry.
What is one word that describes you perfectly?
What advice would you give to the next generation of female leaders?
Just be you, and do things for you. Don’t let others dictate how you lead.
What makes you happy?
Seeing people succeed.
How do you measure success?
By how many people I’ve helped. Whether that be emotionally, financially, physically, etc. I love helping people and strive to grow my business so that I con continue helping more people.
What historical event inspires you the most?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg becoming the 2nd female Supreme Court Justice in 1993 and fighting fiercely during her life, advocating for adversity and gender equality.
What is your favorite quote and why?
“The problem with time I’ve learned, is eventually time always runs out” – Nicholas Sparks. We are always waiting for “the right time”, and often that time never comes. I’ve learned to be present in today instead of waiting for tomorrow.