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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:

Education:

Kathleen Skeals, North Colonie Central Schools

Tamara Thorpe Odom, SCSD Central Park Middle School

 

Emerging Professional:

Elissa Prout, BeechNut Nutrition Corporation

 

Entrepreneur:

Mary Darcy, Founder - Uptown/Downtown Media & All Over Albany

Jordan Glindmyer, Pinup Jordan’s Mermaid Lounge

Heidi Knoblauch, Plumb Oyster Bar

 

Management:

Erin Boggan – Berkshire Bank

Jennifer Lawrence – SEATCenter

Sherain Rivera – RainDrops Closet for Homeless Families

 

Public Service:

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.

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