SYLVIA ACEVEDO, CEO, Girl Scouts, is featured in the Crain’s New York 2019 Notable Women in Tech. Click here to read
LAUREN C. ANDERSON, Founder and CEO, LC Anderson Int’l Consulting, gives the keynote at LIM College’s 80th commencement and is awarded an honorary doctorate in Humane Letters.
She has also been invited to be a Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy in Switzerland. Lauren will have a three-month residency. She’ll be working on several projects, including one on preventing violent extremism through a gender lens.
BEVERLY BEAUDOIN, Principal, Beverly Beaudoin & Associates, was elected to the Board of Directors for The Greater New York Division of the American Liver Foundation (ALF). ALF promotes education, advocacy, support services and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. The Greater New York Division provides a wide variety of these services including information and referral, education programs, support groups, exciting fundraising events, and an array of volunteer opportunities. Over 30 million Americans (1 in 10) have some form of liver disease. Many of which are not associated with alcohol. Click here to learn more
SARAH BEATTY BULLER, President and Founder, MontgomeryBUILDS, Green Depot & Greenmaker Industries, is featured in a New York Times article about the revitalization of Montgomery, Alabama. She shares her company’s role in the transformation of the downtown area. Click here to read more
MARLENE DEBEL, Executive Vice President and Head of Retirement & Income, MetLife, is named Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Executive Group. In this role, she is responsible for monitoring, analyzing and managing risk for the enterprise. Debel joined MetLife in 2011 as executive vice president and treasurer. In this role, she was responsible for the strategic management of MetLife’s financial resources, including capital management, liquidity risk, cash management, and managing the company’s relationships with both banks and rating agencies. She was also responsible for MetLife’s transition to federal regulation as a non-bank SIFI. Prior to joining MetLife, Debel was global head of liquidity risk management and rating agency relations for Bank of America, where she developed the global liquidity risk strategy for the company. She was also responsible for managing the company’s relationships with rating agencies and fixed income investors. She joined Bank of America with the acquisition of Merrill Lynch. In her 20 years at Merrill Lynch, she held a number of leadership positions, including assistant treasurer.
GLORIA FELDT, Founder and President, Take The Lead Leadership Parity Movement, is featured in Forbes.com article about women running for president and their chances of being elected. Click here to read
GINA GIBNEY, Founder, CEO and Artistic Director, Gibney Dance, hosted Women’s Forum of New York members for a private tour of the studio facilities and a performance by company members.
ANNETTE GREEN, President Emeritus, The Fragrance Foundation, is featured in The New Yorker celebrating her 95th birthday and her career as a parfumier. Click here to read
NADINE HACK, CEO, beCause Global Consulting and Senior Advisor Global Citizens Circle gives the opening keynote at the Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium.Click here to read
EMITA HILL, Chancellor Emeritus, Indiana University at Kokomo, received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from Indiana University. IU President Michael A. McRobbie presented Emita with the degree during the May 7th IU Kokomo Commencement ceremony. Click here to read
SALLIE KRAWCHECK, Founder and CEO, Ellevest, is the featured speaker at Women’s Forum of New York’s first of three programs sponsored by EY, titled Women, Power and Money.
ANNE-CLAIRE LEGENDRE, Consul General of France, is featured as a guest speaker at French Tech NYC event to help fund more minority-owned startups.
SHARON MATES, Ph.D, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc., is featured in the Crain’s New York 2019 Notable Women in Tech. Click here to read
LISA SHERMAN, President and CEO, The Ad Council, was honored with a 2019 Matrix Award by the New York Women in Communications organization. The award was presented by Retired Verizon Executive, Former CEO, NAACP Bruce S. Gordon. Click here to learn more
MARISSA SHORENSTEIN, President-Northern Region, AT&T, is the YMCA’s 45th Annual Dodge Award Dinner honoree. Click here to learn more
She is also featured in the Crain’s New York 2019 Notable Women in Tech. Click here to read
JUDITH SPITZ, Founding Program Director, Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in New York, is featured in the Crain’s New York 2019 Notable Women in Tech. Click here to read
BONNIE ST. JOHN, President, Courageous Spirit Inc., is awarded an honorary doctorate in Humane Letters from Shenandoah University.
ALICIA SYRETT, Founder & CEO, Pantegrion Capital, is honored as one of the “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” by Women’s eNews (led by fellow Women’s Forum member LORI SOKOL). She was featured as one of “7 Inspiring Leaders” in Womensphere Envision (an e-magazine from Women’s Forum member ANALISA BALARES). She served as a Judge for several events: the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Fund at Columbia Business School, the Finals of the $300k Entrepreneurs Challenge by NYU Stern’s W. R. Berkley Innovation Labs, and StartOut’s “Meet the Money” event. She moderated a panel on “Women Investing In Women” (which included fellow Women’s Forum member SAPNA SHAH) for the Seven Sisters alumni group. She was also a Panelist at Laconia Capital’s Venture Education Symposium.
KRISTEN TITUS, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, New York State, is featured in the Crain’s New York 2019 Notable Women in Tech. Click here to read
JOANNE WILSON, Angel Investor, Blogger, Co-Founder, Women’s Entrepreneur Festival is featured in the Crain’s New York 2019 Notable Women in Tech. Click here to read
MELINDA WHITE, Founder and CEO, Transit Wireless, is featured in the Crain’s New York 2019 Notable Women in Tech. Click here to read
CHERYL WILLS, Anchor, NY1 News, wins Emmy Award for her contributions to the NY1 On Stage, a weekly theater program hosted by Frank DiLella.
SIGAL ZARMI, Head of Transformation, Morgan Stanley, is featured in the Crain’s New York 2019 Notable Women in Tech. Click here to read
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