WIPP Congratulates Members Courtney Fairchild, Louisa Jaffe, Julie Lenzer Kirk, Gloria Larkin, Mary Schnack, Dona Storey and Gayle Waldron
on Being Named by ME Magazine: "50 Most Influential Women of 2011"
Awards will be presented in Washington, DC on March 16th.
Contact: Debra Williams
50 Women of Influence and Power Awards Luncheon 2011
Washington, DC (February
3, 2011) – MEA Magazine, a publication of the award-winning organization
Minority Enterprise Executive Council, is hosting a prestigious luncheon
recognizing 50 Women of Influence and Power on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. The theme: "Applauding Courage and
Success.” The luncheon will be held
from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Willard Intercontinental Hotel,
located 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. This event will honor fifty of the most
successful women business leaders across the United States.
Ms. Linda Y. Cureton, Chief Information Officer
for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
is our keynote speaker and honoree. As CIO of NASA, Ms. Cureton has the
authority and accountability for ensuring that NASA’s information assets are
selected, controlled and evaluated consistent with federal policies, procedures
and legislation. Maryland State Delegate
Herman Taylor is our guest speaker. Delegate Taylor is the Vice Chairman of
the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland and Chairman of the Unemployment
Insurance Subcommittee of the Maryland House of Delegates.
A partial list of
2011 honorees include: Claudine Adams, CEO, Adams Communications
& Engineering Technology; Deborrah
Banks, Marketing Director, Center for Minority Business Development, PGCC; Cristina Caballero, President, Dialogue
on Diversity; Veronica Cool, VP Sr.
Business Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo; Linda Y. Cureton, CIO, NASA; Angela
Chester-Johnson, VP Protocol and Strategic Partnerships, Leon H. Sullivan
Foundation; Candace Duncan, Managing
Partner, KPMG, LLP; June Lee Evans,
Director of Training & Education, Center for Minority Business
Development,P GCC; Courtney Fairchild,
President, Global Services; Elizabeth
Oliver-Farrow, CEO, The Oliver Group; Sharon
Fitzpatrick, President, The Fitzpatrick Group, LLC; Heidi W. Gerding, CEO, HeiTech Services; Linda Mercado Greene, President, The Linda Greene Group; Belkis Leong-Hong, CEO, KAI, Inc. ;Cassandra Hayes, CEO, Bodacious Promotions; Julie Lenzer Kirk, President, Path
Forward International; Margery Kraus,
CEO, APCO Worldwide; Mirinda Jackson,
MBE Compliance Manager, Prince George’s County Government; Louisa Jaffe, CEO, Technical and Project Engineering; Gloria Berthold Larkin, President,
TargetGov; Dawn Li, CEO, Data and
Analytic Solutions; Lucretia McClenney,
Director, Center for Minority Veterans, U.S. Veterans Affairs; L. Content McLaughlin, Partner,
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP; Carla
Nelson, Director, Mayor’s Office of Minority & Women-Owned Business
Development; Beverly L. Perry, Sr.
Vice President, External Affairs, Pepco Holdings, Inc.; Gloria Allen-Sims, CEO, GloSolutions; Janet C. Smith, President, Ivy Planning Group; Mary Schnack, President, Mary Schnack & Associates; Dona A.P. Storey, CEO, Govtips.biz; Diana Strong, Small Business Program
Manager, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Barbara Taylor, Sr. Manager, The Boeing Company; Gwendolyn Tillman, Corporate Manager,
Socio-Economic Business Programs/Government Relations, Northrop Grumman; Gayle Waldron, President, The
Management Edge; Patricia Williams,
CEO, Omega Security International; Angela
Zavala, President, TIYM Publishing Company.
There will be live entertainment; a lavish lunch
will be served. Individual seating is $250; a corporate table of 10 is $2,500.
Please reserve your seating in advance; there is no on-site registration. For
more information call us at (703) 730-4091 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
.Visit our website at www.meecouncil.com