Above & Beyond Awards

March 28, 2018  
Award Ceremony
DREAM Downtown
355 West 16th St, New York, NY 10011
Wednesday
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Honoring 30 Women of Public & Civic Mind
Event Description

This year City & State will recognize 30 exceptional women from New York for their accomplishments across various sectors including politics, media, education, nonprofit, and beyond. Help us shine a light on these powerful women who distinguished themselves in their respective industries.

 

Congratulations to the 2018 Above & Beyond Honorees!

 

GOVERNMENT

Hon. Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President

Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim, Managing Director, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Kathy Hochul, Lt. Governor of New York

Ronnie Lowenstein, Director, NYC Independent Budget Office

Dr. Betty A. Rosa, Chancellor, NYS Education Department

 

LABOR

Audrey Browne, Associate Administrator/Counsel, DC 37 Health & Security Plan

Liz Clark Moran, President, CSEA Local 698

Jolene T. DiBrango, Executive Vice President, New York State United Teachers

Julie Kushner, Director, UAW Region 9A

Neva Shillingford-King, Executive Vice President, 1199 SEIU

 

HEALTH

Phoebe Boyer, President & CEO, Children’s Aid

Marianne DiTommaso, Vice President, Saint Joseph’s Medical Center

Ana Garcia, Director, Government and Community Affairs, NewYork-Presbyterian

Laura McQuade, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood of New York City

Donna Proske, Executive Director, Staten Island University Hospital

 

EDUCATION

Joanne Ardovini, Ph.D., Professor and Program Director, Human Services and HS Common Curriculum, Metropolitan College of New York

Deborah Koetzle, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Executive Officer of Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice, John Jay College

Mayra Linares-Garcia, Board of Trustees, The City University of New York (CUNY)

Akilah Rosado, Vice President for Governance and Community Engagement, Bank Street College of Education

Linda Werbel Dashefsky, Vice President for Government & Community Relations, St. Francis College

 

LAW & LOBBYING

Neysa Alsina, Counsel, NYC Bar Association

Janice Mac Avoy, Partner and Co-Chair, Real Estate Litigation, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson

Lisa M. Marrello, Office Managing Principal, Albany, Jackson Lewis

D. Hara Perkins, Director, Goulston & Storrs PC

Deborah VanAmerongen, Strategic Policy Advisor, Nixon Peabody LLP

 

REAL ESTATE

Melissa Burch, Executive General Manager, Lendlease

Elysa Goldman, Director of Development, Triangle Equities

Lisa Kirsch, Senior Vice President, Development, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Jolie A. Milstein, President & CEO, New York State Association for Affordable Housing

Jaimee Nardiello, 2018 CREW New York President, Zeltin & De Chiara LLP

 

Honorees
Gale Brewer
Hon. Gale A. Brewer
Manhattan Borough President
Kathy Hochul
Kathy Hochul
Lt. Governor of New York
Ronnie Lowenstein
Ronnie Lowenstein
NYC Independent Budget Office
Betty Rosa
Dr. Betty A. Rosa
Chancellor, NYS Education Department
Audrey Browne
Audrey Browne
DC 37 Health & Security Plan
Liz Clark Moran
Liz Clark Moran
President, CSEA Local 698
Jolene DiBrango
Jolene T. DiBrango
New York State United Teachers
Julie Kushner
Julie Kushner
Director, UAW Region 9A
Neva Shillingford
Neva Shillingford-King
1199 SEIU
Phoebe Boyer
Phoebe Boyer
Children's Aid
Marianne DiTommaso
Marianne DiTommaso
Saint Joseph’s Medical Center
Ana Garcia
Ana Garcia
NewYork-Presbyterian
Laura McQuade
Laura McQuade
Planned Parenthood of New York City
Donna Proske
Donna Proske
Staten Island University Hospital
Joanne Ardovini
Joanne Ardovini
Metropolitan College of New York
Deborah Koetzle
Deborah Koetzle, Ph.D.
John Jay College
Mayra Linares Garcia
Mayra Linares-Garcia
The City University of New York (CUNY)
Akilah Rosado
Akilah Rosado
Bank Street College of Education
Linda Werbel Dashefsky
Linda Werbel Dashefsky
St. Francis College
Neysa Alsina
Neysa Alsina
Counsel, NYC Bar Association
Janice MacAvoy
Janice MacAvoy
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Lisa Marrello
Lisa M. Marrello
Jackson Lewis
D. Hara Perkins
D. Hara Perkins
Goulston & Storrs PC
Deborah Van Amerongen
Deborah VanAmerongen
Nixon Peabody LLP
Melissa Burch
Melissa Burch
Lendlease
Elysa Goldman
Elysa Goldman
Triangle Equities
Lisa Kirsch
Lisa Kirsch
Brooklyn Navy Yard
Jolie Milstein
Jolie A. Milstein
New York State Association for Affordable Housing
Jaimee Nardiello
Jaimee Nardiello
Zeltin & De Chiara LLP
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