Corinne joined the Association of Women's Business Centers as CEO in January 2019 and is charged with bringing about enhanced sustainability and increased capacity to the association and its members.
She resides in Brunswick, Maryland with her husband of 14 years, her 13 year-old son and 8 year-old daughter. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, attended high school there and studied abroad in Spain where she received a dual Spain-U.S. high school diploma. Having graduated with honors, Hodges earned her BA International Studies from the University of Evansville in Indiana. She attended graduate school in Washington, DC at The George Washington University.
She joined the Association of Women's Business Centers as CEO in January 2019 and is charged with bringing about enhanced sustainability and increased capacity to the association and its members. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors: running, stand up paddle boarding, hiking and SCUBA diving.
Since assuming her leadership role at AWBC, the organization has bolstered operations internally onboarding an association management system. Hodges has continued to build on AWBC's strong foundation of advocacy for Women's Business Centers and continues to work toward reauthorization of the Women's Business Center program. Women's Business Centers were appropriated record levels in 2020 and then the CARES Act provided a record $420,000 grant per Women's Business Center through SBA to meet the demands of small businesses, the majority of them women, impacted by COVID-19.
Jasmine joined the Association of Women's Business Centers as an Intern in January 2020 and is charged with developing a plan to enhance the relationship between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Women Business Centers (WBCs)
Jasmine is a Senior at Howard University studying Finance with a concentration in Risk Management and Insurance, from Wilmington, Delaware. Previously she interned with Amazon as a Financial Analyst in Human Resources assisting with month business reports and initiating a project to increase efficiency and properly allocate efforts. Also, she interned with The Boeing Company as a cost and scheduling analyst with the responsibility of providing clear and consistent financial, cost, and schedule recommendations to Control Account Managers and team members.
At Howard University she has served in leadership roles in her organizations: Howard’s Army R.O.T.C., School of Business team leader organization, The Quad Step team, and The International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi, Iota Rho Chapter. In her leadership positions, she plans several professional and social activities, volunteers at community centers and schools, and mentors’ students.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, watching TV, and spending time with friends.