"CoraLyn J Turentine is an Ontario native of who has been passionate about social justice since childhood. She has leveraged her talents in strategic planning, community development, leadership coaching, and nonprofit management to strengthen the efforts of a variety of organizations and faith-based ministries, such as NESCO, KidsPeace, and WaterStep. CoraLyn has earned her B.A. in sociology from DePauw University, and her M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Eastern University. She has served on the Board of Directors for Brookside Community Development Corporation, Shalom Mennonite Church, Near East Area Renewal, Chosen Ministries, Inc. and was an Indianapolis council member for Forward Cities.
Since 2016, CoraLyn has designed and provided curriculum and professional development in the areas of resilient leadership, mental health education, and trauma informed care to professionals and lay-professionals, especially those in caring roles. In 2018, she and a dear friend founded Resilient Leadership in order to expand access to professional development and one-on-one resilience coaching locally and abroad.
CoraLyn's efforts have had a global reach, positioning her to provide strategic leadership to organizations in Costa Rica, Haiti, Tanzania, India, Nigeria, Swaziland, and Sierra Leone. Due to her commitment to diversity and inclusion in the nonprofit sector and to leadership excellence, CoraLyn has been recognised by the United Way of Central Indiana, the National Association of Professional Women, Women of Distinction Magazine, VoyageBaltimore Magazine. CoraLyn now resides in Baltimore, USA. She and her husband are proud parents of their sons, Shane and Ernest, and daughter, Gabriella."