Salute to Outstanding Women | Thank you for tuning in!
Thank you for celebrating our 2020-2021 honorees with us! Take a look at our digital program book to learn more about our outstanding women.
Honoree Class of 2020-2021:
Education | Meredith Madden, Ph.D.
sponsored by Kristin's Fund
teachers, administrators, community educators, coaches, mentors, professors, librarians, tutors, etc.
Entrepreneur | Ari Gaeta
sponsored by Staffworks
someone who has started their own business: large or small, storefront or online, etc.
Healthcare | Shannon Cayea
sponsored by Excellus BlueCrossBlueShield
physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals, opticians, dentists, therapists, healthcare aides, pharmacists, etc.
Human & Public Service | Stephanie Dulak-Eghigian
sponsored by Scalzo, Zogby & Wittig, Inc.
law enforcement, fire department, armed forces, EMT, social workers, non-profit employees, etc.
Outstanding Youth | Maria Htoo
sponsored by Adorino Construction, Inc.
girls age 17 and under who deserve recognition for their school-related and academic achievements, and/or volunteer work in their community
Professions/Business & Industry | Laura Powers
sponsored by Bank of Utica
employees of all levels in any profession, business, or industry including, but not limited to, formal education, training, skills; can include attorneys, accountants, construction, marketing, etc.
Social Justice | Dawn Carter Laguerre
sponsored by Fort Schuyler Club
an unsung heroine in the community whose efforts truly embody YWCA MV’s mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all
STEAM | Maria Smith
sponsored by Indium Corporation
someone who works to promote science, technology, engineering, art, and/or mathematics in any field