YWCA Princeton will host its 38th Tribute to Women Awards on March 31, 2022 virtually. The annual gala highlights women making a difference in their communities and industries across Central and Southern New Jersey through their work, advocacy, and volunteerism. YWCA Princeton commemorates Women’s History Month by celebrating Honorees who advance and embody the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. 

The 2022 Tribute to Women Honorees are: 

Ka’Neda N. Bullock, MBA, CFP®, AIF®, APMA® – Master Plan Investment Group

Reina Fleury, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP – Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Leyda M. Flores – Asociacion Calidad de Vida

Tara Lavin – Pink Ribbon Softball

Kendra Lee – Mercer County One-Stop and Workforce Development Board

Cynthia Mendez – Arm In Arm

Michele C. Meyer-Shipp – Dress for Success  

Jeanette Timmons – Community Volunteer

Lisa Wolff – Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space and Outdoor Equity Alliance

Senator Andrew Zwicker, Man of Achievement Award – New Jersey Legislative District #16

The Awards will be hosted on Remo, a virtual event platform with networking opportunities, a live-chat, and a program featuring interviews with each Honoree. YWCA Princeton is working with their longtime partners at Riverview Studios in Bordentown to film and produce the program video. 

“No one does this work and expects to be thanked for it,” said YWCA Princeton CEO Tay Walker. “Many of our Honorees do the work that they do or volunteer for the causes they are passionate about simply because they want to make a difference—it’s instinct. But that’s even more reason to celebrate them.” 

More information about each Honoree will be posted on YWCA Princeton’s website in the coming weeks, as well as sponsorship opportunities and ticket information. Visit www.ywcaprinceton.org/tribute to learn more about the history of the Awards.  

Established in 1984, the Tribute to Women Awards has recognized over 600 local women for their accomplishments. The Awards place emphasis on celebrating women who work in industries that support marginalized communities, are dedicatedto advocacy efforts, or are trailblazers themselves.  

Submitted by YWCA Princeton, which works to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YW advances its mission through programs that promote equity by creating opportunity, and support women and girls through every age and every stage of life. Programs and support services include childcare, English as a second language classes, a breast cancer resource center, professional and social groups, and more. For details about programs and advocacy, visit www.ywcaprinceton.org

 

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