On Thursday, March 9th, 2017, State Treasurer Michael Frerichs hosted a celebration to honor Women’s History Month. The event took place at the James R. Thompson Center.
Keynote Speaker: Illinois Supreme Court Justice, Anne M. Burke.
Outstanding Service in Business: Liz Dozier – Managing Director, Chicago Beyond
Outstanding Commitment in Community Service: Beth Isaacs – Founder and President, Illinois Birth Justice
Outstanding Commitment in Education: Nina Shoman-Dajani – Assistant Dean, Learning Enrichment and College Readiness Moraine Valley Community College
Outstanding Commitment as an Elected Official: Bridget Gainer – Cook County Board Commissioner, 10th District
Outstanding Service in Leadership: Anne Ladky – Executive Director, Women Employed
Outstanding Achievement in Workforce and Labor: Roberta Lynch – Executive Director, AFSCME Council 31
Outstanding Achievement in Sportsmanship: Chicago Sky, WNBA