29th Annual Women of Excellence Luncheon

Monday, October 19, 2020 (11:15 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)


Presented by the Women’s Business Council 

Now in its 29th year, the Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon honors a select group of women for their success in business and their contributions to the community. Six women who have achieved success in their professional careers and dedicated themselves to community service will join the prestigious ranks of the Chamber's Women of Excellence on Monday, October 19.

You won't want to miss this moving program, hosted by Benita Zahn, co-anchor for NewsChannel 13.

11:15 - 11:45 a.m. – Check-in and Networking
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. – Lunch and Program

Each year the selection committee changes, and is comprised solely of prior Women of Excellence award recipients.   

2020 Women of Excellence

Distinguished Career
Ladan Alomar, Centro Civico, Inc.

Excellence in the Professions
Cristine Cioffi, Cioffi • Slezak • Wildgrube P.C.

Excellence in Management
Annmarie Lanesey, Greane Tree Technology & Albany Can Code, Inc.

Excellence in Business Development
Natasha Pernicka, The Food Pantries for the Capital District

Excellence in Business
Patricia Fusco, Fusco Personnel, Inc.

Emerging Professional
Shavina (Shay) Richardson, St. Paul’s Center, Inc.

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As a sponsor of this year's event, Women@Work is offering 20% off an annual membership to their network of business and professional women. To join the Women@Work network and receive their bi-monthly magazine, event discounts and weekly email newsletters, use the coupon code CHAMBER to sign up here: https://womenatworkny.com/checkout/

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