Whitney Hardy has a resume that spans across Memphis. She is the founder of Young Arts Patrons and Out901.com, and contributes her leadership and consulting talents to numerous boards, philanthropic groups, and young professional organizations. She has a passion for highlighting the intersection of the arts, entrepreneurship, and economic development. Hardy currently serves as the Director of Entrepreneurial Programs for EPIcenter Memphis, a nonprofit connecting entrepreneurs to community partners and local resources, and is a 2017 Salzburg Global Seminar for Young Cultural Innovators fellow.
She has been recognized in DapperQ's 2016 Top 100, Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce 2016 Young Memphian, The Inaugural Class of 40 Under 40 Urban Elite, and The Memphis Flyer’s 2017 20 Under 30 Class. She currently serves on the ArtsMemphis Artists Advisory Board and sits on the board of Memphis Delta Prep Charter School located in South Memphis.
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