In honor of Women’s History Month, Healthfirst paid homage to several exemplary female leaders at its annual Women’s History Month Community Awards
Healthfirst Holds Women’s History Month Community Awards
(l-r) George Hulse, Healthfirst Community Engagement vice president; Deputy Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden; Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer; award recipient Congresswoman Clarke and Gaye Anderson, Healthfirst manager.
In honor of Women’s History Month, Healthfirst paid homage to several female leaders at its annual Women’s History Month Community Awards on Thursday, March 29 at Maestro’s Caterers. This year’s distinguished Women’s History Community honorees included Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke; Dr. Marcella Maxwell, Brooklyn College clinical supervisor of teaching fellows; NYPD Community Affairs chief Nilda Irizarry-Hofmann; FDNY deputy chief Tonya Boyd; Grammy Award-winning P.S. 48 music teacher Melissa Salguero; Jacqueline Contreras, Telemundo 47’s ‘The Jackie Show’ executive director; Lin Tan, Sinovision TV presenter, news anchor, producer chief anchor; Dr. Carmen M. Garcia-Albarran, Adolescent Medicine doctor of pediatrics; April Simpson, Queensbridge Houses Resident Association president and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.
Honoree Dr. Garcia-Albarran (c) proudly accepted the award with her family.
Award recipient Sinovision anchor Lin Tan and her husband Jianing Wu were all smiles.
Honoree NYPD Community Affairs chief Irizarry-Hofmann (c) was joined by her family as she accepted her prestigious award.
Melissa Salguero (c) happily accepted her awards from Healthfirst’s Juan Taveres and Tess Simchoni.
FDNY deputy chief Tonya Boyd (c) accepted her award from Healthfirst’s George Hulse (4th from l) and Gaye Anderson. Boyd’s husband and fellow firefighters celebrated with her.
(l-r) George Hulse, Dr. Hazel Dukes, honoree Dr. Maxwell and Gaye Anderson.
Updated 5:14 pm, July 9, 2018