Women of Achievement Celebration

2017 Women of Achievement Celebration

Thursday, March 30, 2017 

 Glen Sanders Mansion

Scotia, NY

We invite you to nominate outstanding women who have demonstrated unusual achievement and distinction in career and/or community work and who have made a difference in the elimination of discrimination on the basis of race, gender or creed. The nominees will have overcome or helped to eliminate any racial, societal or professional barriers while serving as role models through the leadership qualities they exhibit.


2017 Women of Achievement Nomination Form:  PDF file or Word Document


Program Book Sponsor Form: PDF file


Congratulations to our
2016 Women of Achievement Winners

Viola  I. Abbitt, Esq.

Nominated by:

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady

Michele Armstrong, LMSW

Nominated by: Marsha Miller, RN

VNS of Northeastern NY

Abigail Gallucci

Nominated by: Albany Starfish Swim Club

Margaret Leonard

Nominated by: Denise Murphy McGraw

Jaye McBride

Nominated by: Comic Syndrome

Ann Parillo

Nominated by: Angelicia Morris, Schenectady County Human Rights Commission

Mary-Jo Pierpont

Nominated by: Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties

Rowie Taylor

Executive Director, YWCA NorthEastern NY

Yuvette Wayman

Nominated by: GE Global Research

President’s Circle Award

Debra L. Schimpf

Executive Director, Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc. (SCAP)

Susan Rosenthal Women in Business Award

CioffiSlezak Wildgrube, P.C.

Cristine Cioffi, Esq.

Deborah A. Slezak, Esq.

Michelle H. Wildgrube, Esq.


 2016 Sponsors