FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2016 Award Winners
YWCA Rhode Island names “Women of Achievement” annual event recognizes accomplishments of women across industry, culture and public service
Woonsocket, Rhode Island – YWCA Rhode Island will honor 13 “Women of Achievement” at its twelfth annual awards luncheon on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln.
Since 2005, YWCA has sponsored this statewide recognition of women whose accomplishments span the fields of industry, culture and public service. This year’s recipients are a diverse group that includes educators, public service officials, non-profit leaders, an attorney, a veteran, a nun, a doctor, a performer, a coach, and a partnership that collaborated with YWCA to offer an App Challenge for middle school girls.
This year’s recipients are:
Kimberly Ahern, Melba Depeña Affigne , Carolyn Belisle, Jessica David, Adriana Dawson, Brittany Star Hampton, Kathy Flores, Mary Kay Harris, Melissa Husband, Laura Ann Pisaturo, Mary Reilly, Rose Ella Weaver and Camille Vella-Wilkinson.
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