Corrine R. Cannon ’00,’03
Founder and Executive Director - Greater DC Diaper Bank
Corrine R. Cannon is the founder and executive director of the Greater DC Diaper Bank. Since 2010, her organization has given away over two million diapers to low-income Washington, D.C., area families. The diaper bank has since expanded to offer other types of necessities to families. She was named a 2019 Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian magazine. She was also named a finalist in the CNN Heroes of the Year in 2015 and she was named a 2014 L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth honors extraordinary women who selflessly volunteer their time to serve their communities. This signature philanthropic program embodies the L’Oréal Paris belief that “Every Woman Is Worth It” by elevating women who find beauty in giving back.
During the Covid pandemic, she and the Greater DC Diaper Bank have expanded significantly services and resources to support families who are struggling and in need of support.
At Trinity, she earned her bachelor’s degree in English in 2000 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa honor society, and then returned to earn her master of arts in teaching in 2005 with a focus on secondary education in English. She also studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science.