We are proud to honor the women innovators and visionaries who are improving our lives and moving our country forward, and at the same time encourage the next generation of women scientists and mathematicians to reach for the stars.
Our moderator is Rita Cosby, an Emmy Award-winning TV host, radio star and best-selling author.
This year's winners are:
Jaime Fabricant, Sr. Marketing Manager, Cultural Foresights & Innovation, Pepsi Beverages North America, who has significant experience in product innovation and digital marketing;
Jeannine Haggerty, General Manager of Con Edison's Bronx and Westchester Electric Operations, who manages the electrical distribution systems serving 1.4 million customers;
Merin Joseph, EVP and CIO of WESTMED Medical Group and WESTMED Practice Partners, who was instrumental in her company's early adoption of electronic medical records;
Julie Roche, co-founder and CEO of Burbio, a community sharing platform, that produced a web app, iPhone app, and an Amazon Alexa voice application.
William M. Mooney, Jr., President and CEO of the Westchester County Association, submitted the following op-ed to the Journal News. It was published on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Mooney is a former banker.
THE ACA REPEAL NEEDS A DOCTOR
Most people are surprised when we say “Be careful what you wish for” as it relates to the repeal of the ACA, also known as Obamacare. I would say Congress should not repeal it. Coming from a businessman, that may seem surprising. So why am I being so cautious? I’m thinking of Westchester.
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The Westchester County Association (WCA) announced today its Community Partnership with the Westchester Biotech Project (WBP), a consortium dedicated to stimulating knowledge-sharing and collaboration among researchers, engineers, and data scientists from companies and institutions across the region. Ongoing programs will launch this spring, leading to the Innovation in Research Symposium on October 26 at New York Medical College.
According to real estate developer Alex Twining, “In ten years, if we don’t have gigabit, we won’t survive.” Twining was referring to super-speed broadband, now a key component of Smart Growth, which the WCA has been championing to bring greater prosperity and a live.work.play. lifestyle to Westchester. On April 4th, Twining and thirty other business leaders attended the first community roundtable at Monroe College Barnes & Noble Bookstore in New Rochelle, organized by the WCA. This important meeting addressed “Gigabit Westchester”, a public-private partnership with Westchester’s four largest cities -- Yonkers, New Rochelle, White Plains, and Mt. Vernon...