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

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