Nora El-Khouri Spencer
CEO of Hope Renovations
Leading nonprofit Hope Renovations in pre-apprenticeship training for women in multiple trades.
As an Aging in Place Specialist and Senior Professional in Human Resources, Nora brings a wealth of experience to her work.
Based in Carrboro, North Carolina
Hope Renovations has a workshop and training facility that prepares women for jobs in the skilled trades.
Nora El-Khouri Spencer is Founder and CEO of Hope Renovations in Carrboro, North Carolina. A self-taught tradeswoman, Nora spent the first 15 years of her career in human resources and recruiting at Fortune 50 Companies before receiving a Master of Social Work from UNC Chapel Hill and deciding to combine her passion for empowering women with her love of the industry. Nora also holds a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from UNC, a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation and is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).
“It’s not about being tough. It’s about being smart.”