Press Release July 13, 2012
BALTIMORE, MD – Humanim is pleased to announce that Lydia Woods has joined the organization. Humanim is a not-for-profit organization that was founded over forty years ago to provide services for individuals with barriers to employment living within the Baltimore/Washington region. Annually, the organization invests in the future of over 4,500 individuals by providing services within three focus areas: Workforce Development, Clinical Services and Community Development.
Ms. Woods will be serving as the Director of Workforce Development and Community Liaison for Humanim. She brings to the organization a wealth of experiences gained throughout her career. Most recently, Woods served as the Program Officer for Grants and Community Outreach with the Maryland Humanities Council.
Collectively, during her twenty year career, Ms. Woods has gained a solid background in human resources, community outreach, strategic planning, fund-raising, and meeting/event planning. Her broad experience includes time spent working as an executive for such corporations as: Hallmark Cards, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, and Abbott Laboratories.
Upon her selection, Ms. Woods, a resident of Columbia, Maryland indicated that “I am excited to have joined the team at Humanim. I look forward to helping advance their mission and vision to help connect individuals and families living throughout Maryland with sustainable employment.”
Ms. Woods is a resident of Columbia, Maryland, and received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.
About Humanim: Humanim was founded over forty years ago to provide services for individuals living within the Baltimore Washington region. Annually, we invest in the future of over 4,500 individuals by providing them services within three focus areas: Workforce Development, Clinical Services and Community Development. Populations served include those facing a variety of barriers to success including poverty, lack of education/skills, and a variety of physical and mental challenges.
Jeffrey W. Smith, Director of Public Affairs
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