Nonprofit organization Ten Thousand Villages proudly announces the appointment of Sydney Prochazka, vice president for Institutional Advancement to its Cincinnati Board of Directors.

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CINCINNATI, OH. - Ten Thousand Villages Cincinnati, a leading global fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to financially empowering artisans in developing countries, proudly announces the appointment of Sydney Prochazka, vice president for Institutional Advancement at Mount St. Joseph University, to its esteemed Cincinnati Board of Directors.

"I am honored to accept this appointment to the Ten Thousand Villages Cincinnati board," expressed Sydney Prochazka. "The mission of Ten Thousand Villages to end generational poverty by uplifting artisans, the majority of whom are women, and communities through sustainable practices resonates profoundly with my career and personal values."

Bringing a wealth of expertise in fundraising and higher education administration, coupled with a fervent commitment to social justice, Prochazka is poised to amplify the impact of Ten Thousand Villages Cincinnati. Her strategic insights and dedication will advance the organization's core mission of fostering fair income opportunities for artisans in marginalized communities worldwide.

Prochazka's record of community service and philanthropy underscores her dedication to effecting positive change at both local and global scales. Previously serving on the Boards of the HELP Program in Cincinnati and Our Harmony Club in Racine, WI, Prochazka has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to empowering vulnerable populations and promoting social equity.

At Mount St. Joseph University, Prochazka has demonstrated her commitment to promoting social responsibility and ethical leadership among students and faculty. Her background in advancement, combined with her passion for changing family trees for the better by empowering individuals and communities, makes her an ideal addition to the Board of Directors at Ten Thousand Villages Cincinnati.

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About the Mount

As a Catholic institution rooted in the values of the Sisters of Charity, Mount St. Joseph University excels at serving the common good. Undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students at the Mount are inspired to think beyond the classroom and redraw the bounds of what’s possible for their futures. This is accomplished through individualized educational experiences, a safe, secure campus environment, and an all-in commitment from faculty and staff to inspire students to reach their highest potential. The Mount fosters life-long learners who serve, care, and contribute to the world beyond their front doors.