A local councilwoman honored several local female trailblazers

Gibson Hosts Women’s HerStory Month Celebration

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Councilwoman Gibson (l) honored keynote speaker Judge Manzanet-Daniels with an award of her own.
The National Anthem was sung by Bronx native Diane Arroya.
The girls in the McKinley Clover Steppers put on a show!
Elsia Vasquez (l) graciously accepted her proclamation from Gibson.
Maria Almonte-Weston (l) happily accepted her proclamation from the councilwoman.
Adriene Holder (l) was honored with a proclamation from Gibson.
Diane Morales received a proclamation from Gibson.

To close out Women’s History Month on a high note, Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson hosted her time honored Women’s HerStory Month Celebration on Wednesday, March 27 at Mullaly Recreation Center.

This year’s honorees were Adriene Holder, The Legal Aid Society attorney-in-charge of the Civil Practice; Dianne Morales, Phipps Neighborhoods CEO; Maria Almonte-Weston, Bronx Community Solutions project director; Elsia Vasquez, PALANTE Harlem founder and Jennifer Jones-Austin, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies CEO.

Judge Sallie Manzanet-Daniels, associate justice of the New York Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Judicial Department, served as the gala’s keynote speaker.

Posted 12:00 am, April 21, 2019
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