PENNY ABEYWARDENA, Commissioner for International Affairs, New York City, was recently featured as a keynote at the Global Symposium on Sustainable Cities and Neighborhoods.
SYLVIA ACEVEDO, CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA, received the Hispanic Heritage Award for Leadership at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Click here to learn more.
KATRINA ADAMS, Executive Director, Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program, was featured as a panelist at the 2019 Wellness Your Way Festival, she discussed “Anxiety On The Field of Play.” Click here to learn more.
MYRA BIBLOWIT, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, hosted the Symposium and Awards Luncheon at the New York Hilton. The annual event showcased BCRF-funded investigators from around the globe who are focused on ending breast cancer through their trailblazing scientific research. Click here to learn more.
MAURA CARLEY, President and CEO, Healthcare Navigation, LLC., was featured in an article published in Barron’s entitled “Medicare Plan F Will Soon End: Here’s How that Changes Retirees’ Cost.” Click here to read.
KATY CLARK, President, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), provided fellow Forum members with a private reception prior to attending the Swan Lake performance at BAM.
PAMELA CRAIG, Former CFO, Accenture, was featured alongside Forum President LINDA A. WILLETT at the Executive Women New Jersey “A Seat at the Table ” event for a fireside chat about gender parity in the workplace and on corporate boards. Click here to read.
ROHINI DEY, Ph.D, Owner, Vermilion Restaurants, wrote an op-ed about the presidential debates and gender equality that was featured in the Miami Herald. Click here to read.
PAULA DiPERNA, Consultant, Special Advisor, Carbon Disclosure Project; former President, Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) Internat’l and Joyce Foundation, wrote an op-ed urging retailers to feature non-white mannequins in store fronts to accurately depict the diversity of their consumers for The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA). Click here to read.
SHIREEN DODSON, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Ombudsman, was featured as the keynote speaker at the WFNY ‘s Salute to the Education Fund Scholars event.
JANICE ELLIG, CEO, The Ellig Group LLC., has been nominated as a finalist for a Stevie Award in the category of “Achievement in Developing and Promoting Women.” Click here to learn more.
LORRAINE HARITON, President and CEO, Catalyst, will host the Catalyst Canada Honours Conference in November. Click here to learn more.
CARLA HARRIS, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley, was featured as a panelist at Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit in D.C. Click here to read.
SHEILA JOHNSON, Founder and CEO, Salamander Hotels & Resorts, president and managing partner of the Washington Mystics was presented with the WNBA championship trophy when they defeated the Connecticut Suns in the WNBA Finals. Click here to read.
SALLIE KRAWCHECK, CEO & Co-founder, Ellevest, will be honored at the 2020 Visionary Award for her contributions to the tech and finance industry. Click here to read.
CAROLYN MALONEY, Congresswoman, U.S. House of Representatives, became the acting chair of the House Oversight Committee after Rep. Elijah Cummings’ passing. Click here to read.
BARBARA MARCUS, President and Publisher, Random House Children’s Books, was featured on the Wall Street Journal podcast Secrets of Wealthy Women which highlights successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts. Click here to listen.
MARY T. McDOWELL, Former CEO, Polycom Inc., was appointed as President and CEO of Mitel. Click here to read.
GLENDA McNEAL, President of Enterprise Strategic Partnership, AMEX, was featured as a panelist at WFNY and EY’s event titled “The C-suite to the Boardroom.”
WESTINA MATTHEWS, Former President, WFNY & Retired Managing Director, Merrill Lynch, has a new book entitled “Dancing from the Inside Out: Grace-Filled Reflections on Growing Older.” She delivered the Kay Butler Gill lecture at General Theological Seminary to official launch of her book.
DEANNA MULLIGAN, CEO, Guardian Life, was featured in the Wall Street Journal article entitled “She Took Two Years Off at 41. People Said It Was a Mistake. Now She’s CEO.” Click here to read.
KAREN PAGE, James Beard Award-winning Author, was recognized by Little, Brown & Co. publishing on social media for her cook book titled The Flavor Bible on World Vegetarian Day.
DEE POKU, Founder and CEO, WIE Network, was featured alongside Forum member ALICIA SYRETT and other industry leaders in recent Refinery 29 article to provide women with tips on how to support each other in the corporate sector. Click here to read.
DEIDRE QUINN, Co-founder & CEO, Lafayette 148 New York, was featured in the Wall Street Journal discussing her experience creating a go-to clothing line for today’s modern woman and how being a Forum member has impacted her success. Click here to read.
SAPNA SHAH, Principal, Red Giraffe Advisors, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the NY Tech Alliance. NY Tech Alliance is a non-profit organization supporting the New York tech community and runs NY Tech Meetup, the largest Meetup group in the world. Click here to learn more.
LISA SHERMAN, President and CEO, Ad Council, wrote an op-ed that was featured on Know Your Value’s website for National Coming Out Day. Click here to read.
MARCY SYMS, Former Chairman and CEO, SYMS Corporation, has been elected co-Chair of the News Taskforce on the board of the National Public Broadcasting Foundation Board.
ALICIA SYRETT, Founder & CEO, Pantegrion Capital, was a moderator for the “Women Technologists: Trajectory of Wealth” panel at the 2019 Grace Hopper Celebration, the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, in Orlando (where she also met astronaut Barbara Morgan!). She also participated in a Fireside Chat at Parson’s ELab entitled “GO Fund Yourself” with Shawn Nelson, Founder and CEO of the publicly-traded company LoveSac.
TRACEY TRAVIS, EVP & CFO, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., was honored by at the Cosmetic Executive Women Achiever Awards. Click here to read more.
PATRICIA VANCE, President, Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), was honored with a Humanitarian Award by the non-profit organization Friends of Karen for her long-standing support of the organization and advocacy for parents through her work at the ESRB. Click here to learn more.
JUDY VREDENBURGH, President and CEO, Girls Inc., will be receiving an achievement award for her Industry Leadership at the 70th Annual University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association Awards Banquet.
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