On May 8th at Westbury Manor, Ivy Algazy, Director of Community Outreach, The Katz Institute for Women’s Health, will be honored by NAWBO Long Island, The National Association of Women Business Owners, with the Women Making a Difference Community Service Award.
NYWICI Member Daylle Deanna Schwarz has published a free online book, How Do I Love Me? Let Me Count the Ways, which is part of the Self-Love Movement, which encourages people to love themselves and to live in a healthier, happier world. To learn more about the movement download Daylle's new book, visit http://howdoiloveme.com/the-book/
Barbara Biziou’s VISION 2013 workshop guides you through releasing old patterns and establishing new, effective choices to actualize your goals and propel you forward to the next level. This years focus is Unleash Your Dreams and it's sure to give you the energetic boost & the practical spiritual tools you need to manifest your vision in 2013! Join us from Jan 18th to the 20th for VISION 2013. Sign up now and save on this incredible weekend at http://bit.ly/XnpXdc or call 212.741.3358!
NYWICI 2001 Arts & Entertainment Matrix winner, trailblazing publicist to the stars and founder of PMK Public Relations, Lois Smith has died at the age of 85.Just published It's Your Business by JJ Ramberg, host of MSNBC's Your Business. It's filled with smart and easy tips for running your company, including one from NYWICI-member Ivy Cohen Corporate Communications (Tip #19).
Lynn Povich, 1976 Matrix Award recipient, is releasing "The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace" on September 10. Lynn and 45 other female Newsweek employees sued the magazine in 1970 for discrimination in hiring and promotion.
YouthBridge-NY, a non-profit that prepares teen leaders to address the challenges of a diverse New York City, honors four civic leaders, including two NYWICI members, Ivy Cohen, president of Ivy Cohen Corporate Communications and YouthBridge-NY Board Member and Jacqueline Bryk, NYWICI Foundation scholarship recipient and NYWICI member. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on June 6 at the annual graduation ceremony for high school seniors who have completed the program. For more info on YouthBridge-NY, visit www.youthbridgeny.org.
Member Joanne Tombrakos published her book It Takes An Egg Timer, A Guide to Creating the Time for Your Life, a part guide and part manifesto offers uncomplicated solutions to creating and managing your time that start with the basic egg timer. Now available on Kindle and in paperback on Amazon and other select on-line retailers. A writer, coach and speaker as well as the author of a novel, The Secrets They Kept, Joanne blogs on living and working after corporate America at http://onewomanseye.blogspot.com
Shira Adler, NYWICI Member and Writer, Speaker, Spiritual Vocalist Launches a New Aromatherapy Initiative Entitled ?Diva Mama Aromatherapy Synergy Sprays? for anyone seeking sanity on the way to serenity. As part of the Katonah Chamber of Commerce - Third Thursday Initiative, the synergy sprays will be offered Thrs. May 17th, 10-6 at special prices that will only be in effect through May 20th. To learn more, visit http://diva-mama.com/products-page/
Debbie Koenig, a Brooklyn-based writer, is prominent in the blogosphere (www.debbiekoenig.com). In her new book published by HarperCollins, she delivers invaluable tips and accessible recipes with humor, and, most importantly, the honesty and reassurance that all weary parents will appreciate. When she’s not writing, cooking, or teaching, she’s wrangling Harry, her three-year-old son.
In her new book, In Her Power: Reclaiming Your Authentic Self (Beyond Words/Atria Books; February 7, 2012), Helene Lerner gives women tools to step into their power more fully. As a prolific author, independent public television host, Emmy Award-winning executive producer, and workplace consultant, Lerner is also the founder of WomenWorking.com, one of the premier websites for career women.
Tammy Tibbetts, a 2005 and 2006 NYWICI Foundation Scholarship Alumna, was chosen from among nearly 100 applicants to be one of six Bloomberg Businessweek Fellows at the Sandbox Global Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, January 20-23rd. Tibbetts is the Founder/President of She's the First, a non-profit organization that sponsors girls' education in the developing world, while teaching students in the U.S. how to be socially responsible, globally engaged leaders.
In 2011, She's the First sponsored 161 girls' annual tuition in eight countries. She is also the social media editor of Seventeen magazine. Read more here.
Ginny Pulos will lead the workshop Communicating Leadership and Authority for Women on Oct. 27. Learn ten ways that female executives can use to establish credibility and leadership strength.
Regina Kulik Scully's documentary 'Miss Representation' will air Thursday, October 20th at 9:00 pm on Oprah's New OWN Network and will be followed by a special show hosted by Rosie O'Donnell about the film.
Regina, a New York Women in Communications member, is the Executive Producer and film partner with the Director Jennifer Newsom. The film is about women and empowerment and gender parity in our country and about all media being more responsible and accountable in how women are portrayed.
Please visit http://www.missrepresentation.org/ to learn more.
Foundation Board member Kendra Bracken-Ferguson was featured in the October issue of Essence Magazine in the Power List of Most Influential African American Women.