Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 18, and join us as the Star Network honors the top women in Queens business.
The Queens Power Women in Business Awards & Networking Event pays tribute to influential women in business whose major achievements and participation in the community have helped make a difference in the borough.
From 6 to 9 p.m., the best will be feted at Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., in Flushing.
This year’s honorees include (list in formation):
Mentor of the Year
Former First Lady of New York
“Star of Stars” & Emcee
Hall of Fame
Dr. Marcia Keizs
York College, CUNY
Global Giving Award Recipient
When in Need Foundation
Dr. Shani Andre, MD
Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
The Floating Hospital
Turkish Cultural Center Queens
Director of Operations
Titan Motor Group
Harlem Brewing Company
Vice President & Regional Manager
Associate Director of Community Outreach
AARP New York
Eastman Cooke Construction
Suzanne Elizabeth Consulting, Inc.
Vice President of Sales
Lyons Mortgage Services, Inc.
Dr. Svetlana Danovich
President & CEO
SD Medical Arts
Barbara “Roxie” De Laleu
McKenzie Associates LLC
Director of Development
Queens Community House
Director of Children’s Services
Queens Centers for Progress
Dr. Marjorie J. Hill
The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Heath Center, Inc.
Vice President & Branch Manager
New York Community Bank
Director of Administration & Finance
Eastman Cooke Construction
Program Property Rep. for Aviation-Properties & Commercial Development
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Menaker & Herrmann LLP
Dr. Liana Leung
Associate Director, Department of Ambulatory Care
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Queens Hospital Center/Mount Sinai Services
Cats Eye Marketing & Communications
Vista Skywall Systems Ltd.
Unique Comp, Inc.
Director of Compliance
EIHAB Human Services
Contract Staff at Engineering/Resident Engineer Office
Port Authority Consultant
Assistant Director of Business & Diversity Initiatives
MTA Department of Diversity and Civil Rights
Real Estate Broker/Owner
EXIT Homestart Realty
Dr. Marcy Stein Albert
Director of Pediatrics
Queens Hospital Center
Vice President Business Development
Director of Residential Services
Innovative Resources for Independence
Dr. Randi Wasserman
Director, Department of Pediatrics, Elmhurst Hospital Center
Regional Director of Pediatrics, Queens Health Network
Founder & President
Flushing Bank, Springfield
List in formation
The evening begins with a VIP Hour for honorees, during which they get to network with each other. There is also a business expo, followed by dinner and an awards ceremony.
Raffles will be sold during the course of the event, with 100 percent of all proceeds going to charity.
Sponsors of the “Queens Power Women in Business” include Flushing Bank, Investors Bank, Astoria Bank, Elmhurst Hospital, NYCB, National Grid, Harlem Brewing Company, Manhattan Beer Distributors, AARP, Eastman Cooke Construction, Sussex Bank, Bradford Construction, UCI, JetBlue and Godiva. Media sponsors are: The Queens Courier, QNS, Bethpage Best of the Boro, and the New York Daily News.
For more information or for sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities, call Toni Cimino at 718-224-5863, ext. 227 or email tcimino[at]starnetwork.com.
Are you a “Queens Power Woman in Business,” or do you know one? Go to https://starnetwork.com/nominate/ to nominate.