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Rahwa Ghirmatzion - January 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Rahwa Ghirmatzion - January 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Rahwa Ghirmatzion was born in Asmera, Eritrea in the middle of a civil war. She came to Western New York as a refugee at the age of eight with her family, after living in Sudan. She was educated in Buffalo Public Schools and SUNY Buffalo State.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (366)/
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Achievements Through Mentoring: The Woman's Role

Danise C. Wilson, MPH is a lifelong resident of Buffalo, NY and has committed the last 20 years to the enhancement and enrichment of her community through outreach and mentorship. Mrs. Wilson is a graduate of the Buffalo Public School system, Daemen College, and the University at Buffalo, Masters of Public Health degree program. Her education and experience in Program Management, Community Engagement and Human Resource Management has allowed her to develop, manage and implement innovative statewide programs focused on increasing the diversity and number of health and STEM professionals in under served urban and rural communities.
Friday, December 29, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (242)/
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Keah Brown - December 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Keah Brown - December 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

As a Lockport-based freelance journalist and writer, Keah Brown has written articles and essays for a variety of publications, including Lenny Letter, Teen Vogue, Catapult, Lit Hub, Harper’s Bazaar, Essence Magazine, The National Eating Disorders Association and more.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (300)/
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Annette Pinder - November 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Annette Pinder - November 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Annette Pinder is the President and Publisher of Buffalo Healthy Living, a free full-color magazine established in 2010, and read by about 150,000 people each month in print, and online. A benefit corporation, Buffalo Healthy Living is a for-profit entity that is devoted to health, fitness, and nutrition for people of all ages. Benefit corporations are authorized in only 33 states and the District of Columbia, and are unique in that they have a social responsibility to positively impact the community and the environment.

Friday, November 24, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (393)/
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Jennifer Parker - October 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Jennifer Parker - October 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Jennifer Parker is the owner of Jackson Parker Communications which has introduced a number of memorable program brands such as “Think Big with 43North” (encouraging minority and women entrepreneurship), “I’m a Woman in Charge” (a family planning program targeted to women), “Taking Care of You” (medical outreach campaign to the minority community), and “Success Looks Like Me,” a program designed to provide urban youth of color with access to successful professionals of color.

Thursday, October 26, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (452)/
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Annette L. Pinder - Minority and Women Owned Business 43 North Pitch Award

Annette L. Pinder is proud to be a finalist for the Minority and Women Owned Business 43 North Pitch Award.

Sunday, September 24, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (583)/
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Diana Cihak - September 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Diana Cihak - September 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Diana Cihak is the owner of Upper Edge Consulting, a grant writing firm, but her passion is WomenElect (WEPac), a volunteer based organization she founded to make a positive change in our community.

Friday, September 22, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (518)/
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Susan Mager - August 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Susan Mager - August 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Susan Mager, resident of Blasdell, NY, has maintained membership in NYS Women, Inc. and the former Business and Professional Women/NYS for 33 years. She served in many capacities on the chapter level, holding every office up to, and including, president president, Buffalo Niagara Chapter (former BPW/Buffalo) and past president of the former Hamburg/BPW. She served two separate two-year terms as Region 8 director.

Thursday, August 24, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (678)/
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NYS Women, Inc. - A Presence at National Women's Commissions Conference

NYS Women, Inc. - A Presence at National Women's Commissions Conference

by Katharine Smith

New York State Women, Inc. was one of the sponsors for the National Association of Commissions for Women annual conference which was held in Buffalo, NY. The NACW conference took place over five days, from July 12th to 16th, and included workshops, moderated panels on a range of issues impacting women, keynote speakers, and networking with women from across New York State and the U.S.

Friday, August 18, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (484)/
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Melodie Baker - June 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Melodie Baker - June 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Melodie Baker is the director of education at the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, where she designs, implements and secures funding for evidence-based education programs. In 2014, she co-founded the Charter School of Inquiry, where she is also chair of community engagement and a member of the board of trustees.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (638)/
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