Power Women of Queens celebrates over 25 years of honoring extraordinary women

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The 2021 Power Women of Queens. (Photo courtesy of Corazon Aguirre)

Schneps Media’s Power Women of Queens will hold its annual event on Thursday, Sept. 29, at Terrace on the Park. 

Power Women of Queens launched the Power Women event series and since its inception, thousands of women have been honored for their extraordinary achievements. We know that when women support women, amazing things happen!

The event features a VIP Power Hour for honorees, followed by the ultimate networking cocktail hour where valuable connections are made. The evening culminates with a high-energy awards ceremony and celebration. All raffle proceeds for the evening will be donated to the Federation of Organizations.

The list of this year’s honorees is still in formation, but currently, we are thrilled to welcome the following Power Women of Queens to the Star Network:

  • Erna Blackman, founder, Butterflies-by-blaq
  • Dawn Cotter-Jenkins, president & CIO, World Class Speech Services
  • Dirrane Cove, chief strategy officer, America Works of New York, Inc.
  • Barbara Faron, CEO, Federation of Organizations
  • Audra Fordin, Great Bear Auto
  • Hon. Karen Gopee, judge, Queens County Criminal Court
  • Renee Hastick-Motes, VP of External Affairs, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital
  • Bharati Kemraj, senior associate, Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates
  • Marcelle Lashley-Kabore, founder/CEO, Girls with Knowledge Inc./GWK Global
  • Ayanna Mays, owner, Track Star Tutoring
  • Tamar E. Ogburn, community relations director, Health First
  • Stacey Pheffer Amato, assemblywoman, 23rd District
  • Morghan Richardson, partner and co-chair of Matrimonial & Family Law Practice, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • Julienne Ryan, principal, Ryan Partners
  • Linda Sun, deputy chief of staff, Office of the Governor
  • Farzona Turakulova, SVP, Secondary Market, Mortgage World Bankers, of Ponce Bank/Mortgage World Bankers

To buy tickets, nominate a Power Women of Queens or learn about sponsorships, visit PowerWomenQNS.com and contact Demetra Mattone, director of events, via email at [email protected] or by phone at 718-260-4512.

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