Christiana Care employees Tasha Moore-Wright, La Verne Smith and Carlette Dickerson received honors this year from the Black Achievers in Business and Industry Awards program. The program, entering its 24th year, honors African-American achievers nominated from participating companies, for their commitment to serve as mentors and role models for African-American youth.
Tasha Moore-Wright is part of Christiana Care’s Recruiting Services team and previously a top-performing member of the employee relations team known for delivering the high level of customer service that the role requires. She began her career with Christiana Care in the Payroll Department. She is an outstanding role model for the youth in the Black Achiever program.
La Verne Smith, the clerical supervisor for the Emergency Department at Wilmington Hospital, has been a dedicated employee of Christiana Care for 30 years. She demonstrates excellent leadership and mentoring skills. She often provides ongoing support to staff who are studying or training for other fields of study. Many of her clerical staff are nursing students in training, who often remain in touch with her after they move on to reach their career goals. She is an outstanding role model for the youth in the Black Achiever program.
Carlette Dickerson is the Pharmacy program coordinator with the Christiana Care Health Coach Program, which is part of the Center for Community Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dickerson started at Christiana Care as a social worker with the Wilmington Healthy Start Program. She was a program coordinator for the Teen HOPE program at William Penn High School under the Alliance for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, a statewide program. Today she is a health coach and continues her efforts statewide helping teens make wise life choices. She is an ambassador to the community who exemplifies The Christiana Care Way, which is to serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health.