Diana Patton is a Speaker, Social Justice and Integrative Health Advocacy Coach, Author and Attorney. She conducts life coaching for individuals who are in the "helping profession", which includes school counselors and social workers, on how to go into life’s fire and not get burned (out). She speaks to and works with high schools, colleges and other "helping organizations," encouraging them to implement her newly developed RISE program. She also speaks to organizations on leadership, emotional intelligence, and diversity and inclusion topics. In December 2015, she completed her full-time work as the VP/COO/General Counsel for the Toledo Fair Housing Center. Prior to assuming her role at the Toledo Fair Housing Center, she worked on staff at CedarCreek Church and directed various ministry teams. Before her roles at CedarCreek, she was an inspirational speaker, certified health coach and co-business owner of health-based company, FITatudes, LLC. She was trained and certified as a health coach at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition (IIN) in Manhattan, New York. Prior to becoming a health coach and speaker, Diana held a number of law firm and high-level corporate positions, including global director-level positions at Fortune 500 companies (including Dana Corporation and Owens Corning). She has worked in the areas of contract procurement, purchasing and negotiation, litigation assistance, supplier diversity, corporate training and strategic planning. She earned her bachelor and law degree at the University of Toledo. Diana serves on the University of Toledo College of Health and Human Services Board, to improve the human condition through meaningful community engagement, and also serves on the University of Toledo Paralegal Advisory Board. After completing a board position at the now closed Polly Fox Academy, a school for pregnant and parenting teens, she has begun working to develop an effective nationwide strategy for teen moms to complete their high school education, thrive, and be successful in life.
Please Join Us for This Event!
Join us for the Women of Distinction Awards progam as we honor local women who are paving the way for girls. Network with other women, meet local Girl Scouts, and celebrate this year's honorees.
October 25, 2018
Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion
Questions? Want to sponsor? Contact Kelly Trame at 567.225.3541.
Call for Nominations
Nominate a special woman in your community to receive this prestigious award. The nomination deadline for the 2018 Women of Distiction is July 9, 2018.
Congratulations to the 2018 Women of Distinction Award Recipients!
This year's honorees are women who have made significant contributions in one or more key focus areas for success:
Diana Patton | Motivational Speaker & Author
Barbara Petee | ProMedica
Rhonda Sewell | Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Renee Smith | Fostoria Economic Development Corporation
Adrienne Taylor | SSOE
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