Awards & Honors

Dr. Carmen April’s Awards & Honors

2013 NELA Awards

❐ Vice President – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging for Junior League of Nashville 2022-2023

❐ Junior League of Nashville – “Outstanding Active Member of the Year” Paragon Award Winner 2020-2021

❐ Nashville Business Journal Women Of Influence Award Recipient 2020

❐ Junior League of Nashville – “Exceeding Expectations” Provisional of the Year Award 2019

❐ Junior League of Nashville – Inaugural RiseUp! Women’s Summit Chair 2021

❐  Graduate of Young Leaders Council (Leadership Development Training) – Nashville 2019

❐ Nashville Power Moves Award Winner in the Health & Medical Category 2018

❐ Co-Chair, Little Miss AKA Mother Daughter Luncheon 2020

❐ Decorations Chair, 2019 Alpha Kappa Alpha – Kappa Lambda Omega Chapter Founders’ Day Luncheon 2019

❐ Co-Chair of the 2018 Mississippi State University Black Alumni Weekend, bringing nearly 1,000 African-American Alumni back to campus for a weekend of Networking, Community Service and Recognition of Achievements

❐ Judge for the 2015 & 2016 Nashville Emerging Leader Awards (NELA’s), recipient in 2014

❐ Featured on Today’s Honoree

❒ Honored as a 2014 Nashville Emerging Leader Award (NELA) Winner

❒ Leadership Fellow for the 2014 Class of New Leaders Council – Nashville Chapter

❒ Honored as a Nashville Business Journal 2013 Top Forty Under 40 Award Winner

❒  Honored as the 2014 Nashville Junior Chamber Sherry Glover Community Service Award Recipient

❒ Host for the 2014 Dining Out For Life Fundraiser to benefit Nashville Cares and their HIV/AIDS initiatives in Nashville

❒  Honored as a 2013 Athena Award Young Professional Nominee

❒  Awarded a 2013 Nashville Junior Chamber Member Spotlight Award

❒  Nashville Junior Chamber 2013 Gala Chairman

❒ Selected to the 2012 Class of The Nashville Junior Chamber Leadership Institute

❒  Judge for the Upsilon Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc 2013 & 2015 Men Who Cook Cooking Competition

❒ Judge for the Annual University Wide Research Symposium at Tennessee State University (2013-2017)

❒ Featured in Volume 2, Issue 3 (2012) of Mocha Market Magazine as a “Top Minority Medical Specialist in Middle Tennessee”.

❒ Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc – Kappa Lambda Omega Chapter, 2011 Juanita Sims Doty Entrepreneur Award recipient

Continuing Education Certificates

“Improving Your Business Through a Culture of Health” Certificate, Harvard University 2020

“Lessons from Ebola: Preventing the Next Pandemic” Certificate, Harvard University 2020

“Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace” Certificate, Essec Business School 2021

“Foundations of Diversity and Inclusion at Work” Certificate, University of Virginia – Darden Business School 2021

“Leading for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education” Certificate – University of Michigan 2021


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