Meet Golden Mouse Honoree Roslyn Parker, President & CEO Travel to Do Good
As a Social Entrepreneur, Roslyn believes that when businesses do good, they do well. Connecting businesses to their local communities brings meaning and purpose to the organization, its shareholders, employees and the communities they serve. This core belief is a reoccurring theme and personal mantra throughout her professional career.
Currently Roslyn is President of Affinity Partners/Affinity Travel Group where she provides contract corporate training programs and events that focus on personal and professional growth, mindful leadership and volunteer engagement. She also creates learning and volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups through her signature travel to do good program by connecting them to sustainable service projects in destinations around the world. She has coordinated medical missions and educational travel programs for individual and group travelers. In keeping with the centralized theme of service, she has recently created Teams to do good, where she blends training, team building and service projects for corporations into a powerful catalyst for change.
Before becoming a Social Entrepreneur, Roslyn held key sales leadership positons for over 20 years for a variety of media companies including Dex Media, Verizon Information Services, Time Warner/HBO and Where Magazine. She is an experienced sales coach and trainer who has managed award winning sales teams. During her management tenure at Verizon, she was affectionately known as the Chief Environmental Officer for her ability to create an environment in which everyone could thrive. While there, she championed several cause related marketing programs for literacy and domestic violence awareness and was recognized for her work by the Verizon Foundation and the Miami and Pittsburgh Rotary Clubs.
As a global advocate for women’s causes, Roslyn has also worked with a variety of nonprofits and volunteer organizations around the world, assisting them with fundraising, public relations, volunteer engagement and community outreach. Roslyn is the immediate Past President of the Safespace Foundation, the advisory board for four county shelters in Miami Dade County. She is also a former board member of Dress for Success in Miami and volunteer for Dress for Success in Houston. Roslyn is currently a currently a human trafficking awareness trainer with Airline Ambassadors.
Roslyn Parker is receiving the Golden Mouse Volunteer Travel Projects Leader of the Year Award
Learn more about Travel to Do Good here: http://traveltodogood.com/
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