$1 million in scholarships awarded to women to ‘follow their dreams’

By Updated: July 01, 2019 1:24 PM CT | Published: June 30, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>A Step Ahead&rsquo;s Melissa Muhammad, Partners in Prevention program manager (from left), and executive director Nikki Gibbs introduce founder Claudia Haltom during a liaison meeting and appreciation event Tuesday, June 25. A Step Ahead has awarded a total of $1 million in scholarships to women locally, while providing free long-term birth control to any woman of reproductive age.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

A Step Ahead’s Melissa Muhammad, Partners in Prevention program manager (from left), and executive director Nikki Gibbs introduce founder Claudia Haltom during a liaison meeting and appreciation event Tuesday, June 25. A Step Ahead has awarded a total of $1 million in scholarships to women locally, while providing free long-term birth control to any woman of reproductive age. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Christin Yates

Christin Yates

Christin Yates is a native Memphian who has worked in PR and copywriting for a decade. She earned her B.S. in public relations and M.S. in mass communications from Murray State University.


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