The 34th Annual Women of Achievement Celebration was held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Glen Sanders Mansion. It was a wonderful and inspirational evening that recognized an amazing group of awardees. Thank you to all who attended.  

Congratulations to our 2017 Awardees!

Women of Achievement Academy Awardees

Maxine Brisport
Nominated by: Debra Schimpf

Jenness Clairmont, LCSW-R, LMFT
Nominated by: Denise Murphy McGraw

Holly Comanzo
Nominated by: GE Women’s Network

Kim Sheppard
Nominated by: Marsha Miller

Elizabeth Yanoff, PhD
Nominated by: Girl Scout Troop 2383

President’s Circle Awardee

Rowie Taylor
Retired Executive Director, YWCA NENY

Susan Rosenthal Women in Business Awardees

Suzanne Hartz, Hartz Family Cleaners

Linda Smith, Divinitea

Champion for Women Awardee

Robert M. Carney, Schenectady County District Attorney

YW Young Woman Awardee

Samantha R. Robinson

Lifetime Fitness Certificate Awardees

Ruth Farrell

Sally Magid

Betty Martell

Rochelle Stracher

 Congratulations to these outstanding awardees 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. They have overcome or helped to eliminate any racial, societal or professional barriers while serving as role models through the leadership qualities they exhibit.

 2017 Sponsors