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Carter Nominated for ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award

Dr. Tracey B. Carter, associate dean for academic affairs, director of academic success and assistant professor of law at Belmont University College of Law, is a 2013 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award nominee. The Nashville Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., which has 200 members, nominated Carter.

The award recognizes an emerging woman leader, between the ages of 25 and 40, who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in her business or profession. In addition to excelling at her professional life, the nominee must also provide valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community, and serve as a role model for young women personally and professionally. Mayor Karl Dean will present the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award during the CABLE luncheon on March 13 at the Hutton Hotel.

Carter is the former president of Women in Higher Education in Tennessee and serves as a member of that organization’s Advisory Council as well as serves as the faculty adviser to Belmont Law’s Black Law Students Association and on Belmont University’s Teaching Center Advisory Board.