YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc. Announces Resourceful Women Honorees
YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc. announces fourteen Resourceful Women and Young Girls On A Mission to be honored at the 19th Annual Resourceful Women’s Awards Luncheon. The event, presented by Groff Networks and Troy Web Consulting, will be held Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Albany Marriott from 11:30a.m. to 1:30p.m.=
Women and girls will be recognized under the categories of Education, Emerging Professional, Entrepreneur, Management, Public Service, Women In Tech and Young Girls On A Mission. Those being honored include:
Kathleen Skeals, North Colonie Central Schools
Tamara Thorpe Odom, SCSD Central Park Middle School
Elissa Prout, BeechNut Nutrition Corporation
Mary Darcy, Founder - Uptown/Downtown Media & All Over Albany
Jordan Glindmyer, Pinup Jordan’s Mermaid Lounge
Heidi Knoblauch, Plumb Oyster Bar
Erin Boggan – Berkshire Bank
Jennifer Lawrence – SEATCenter
Sherain Rivera – RainDrops Closet for Homeless Families
Deborah McKenzie Fowlers, Eyes Wide Open NENY, Inc.
Michaelle Mugisha, United Way of the Greater Capital Region
Tabetha Wilson – Albany School Board
Women In Tech:
Frederika Edinton-Giordano, Tech Valley Game Space
Young Girls On A Mission:
Carli O’Hara – Real Kids Wear Pink of the Capital Region
The Resourceful Women’s Awards were established in 2000, to recognize and honor women whose community and professional pursuits advance the empowerment of women, a core element of YWCA of the Greater Capital Region’s mission. ”We are honored and proud to recognize this year’s honorees,” said Daquetta Jones, YWCA-GCR Executive Director.
In addition to honoring Nathaalie Carey as the Woman of the Year and fourteen honorees, the Awards Luncheon will recognize the 2018 Woman of Inspiration and Community Partner Award recipient. It is with deep gratitude that YWCA-GCR recognizes SEFCU as the 2018 Community Partner awardee for their priceless work, compassion, contribution and commitment to YWCA-GCR's mission, services and programs. The community awards recognizes organizations, corporations and individuals whose generous, tireless, caring, supportive spirits and expertise have provided significant financial contributions and tangible goods to YWCA-GCR over the years.
Tickets are on sale at: https://www.ywca-gcr.org/resourceful-womens-awards-luncheon/2018/9/4/19th-annual-resourceful-womens-awards-luncheon To learn more about supporting and joining us at the event through sponsorship, purchasing a table or being a vendor, please contact Brooklyn Esposito, Interim Director of Development and Marketing, [email protected] or 518-274-7100.
YWCA of the Greater Capital Region is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.