In the August 2023 issue of 287 North Living, TCC Northwest President Zarina Blankenbaker is recognized as a “Woman of Influence” for inspiring empowerment and service. The article hails her journey as “one that exemplifies the power of resilience, dedication, and a profound commitment to education and service.”
Blankenbaker learned the value of education thanks to the influence of her parents. While working as an adjunct instructor at another community college, she discovered her passion for working with students.
“I’m honored to be recognized as a Woman of Influence for my passion and purpose in serving the community,” Blankenbaker said. “I’m always excited to model the way for others to serve with humility.”