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Women Who Lead hosts discussion on economic justice for women

The 2020 class of the Women Who Lead Initiative joined others at the Women Who Lead Legislative Event at the Governor Calvert House Feb. 24 in Annapolis. From left, Amanda O’Donohue, chief operating officer and chief experience officer with NYLA; Kate Fritz, executive director of Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay; Julie Reddig, a principal with Lerch Early & Brewer; Delora Sanchez Ifekauche, a principal with Cornerstone Government Affairs; Cheryl Knauer, director of public relations with McDaniel College; Marianne Navarro, special assistant in the Mayors Office of Neighborhood & Economic Development in Baltimore; Cara Frieman, special counsel with Carroll County Government; and Cara O’Brien, an attorney with The Law Office of Evan K. Thalenberg P.A. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

The 2020 class of the Women Who Lead Initiative joined others at the Women Who Lead Legislative Event at the Governor Calvert House Feb. 24 in Annapolis. From left, Amanda O’Donohue, chief operating officer and chief experience officer with NYLA; Kate Fritz, executive director of Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay; Julie Reddig, a principal with Lerch Early & Brewer; Delora Sanchez Ifekauche, a principal with Cornerstone Government Affairs; Cheryl Knauer, director of public relations with McDaniel College; Marianne Navarro, special assistant in the Mayors Office of Neighborhood & Economic Development in Baltimore; Cara Frieman, special counsel with Carroll County Government; and Cara O’Brien, an attorney with The Law Office of Evan K. Thalenberg P.A. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

 

Barbara Zektick, an attorney and government relations consultant with Alexander & Cleaver, networks with others during the event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

Barbara Zektick, an attorney and government relations consultant with Alexander & Cleaver, networks with others during the event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

 

Several people enjoy networking prior to the panel discussion at the Women Who Lead event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

Several people enjoy networking prior to the panel discussion at the Women Who Lead event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

From left, Jacquie Cohen Roth, founder and CEO of CannabizMD LLC; Elizabeth Weglein, CEO of Elizabeth Cooney Care Network; and Ardys Ryssakis, senior strategist for BTU and anchor initiatives with Towson University, pose for a photo during the event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

From left, Jacquie Cohen Roth, founder and CEO of CannabizMD LLC; Elizabeth Weglein, CEO of Elizabeth Cooney Care Network; and Ardys Ryssakis, senior strategist for BTU and anchor initiatives with Towson University, pose for a photo during the event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

 

Keswick’s Rosalyn Stewart welcomes guests to the Women Who Lead event. Keswick is the series sponsor of the Women Who Lead networking series and is also a Diamond Sponsor for the 25th Anniversary of Top 100 Women events in 2020. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

Keswick’s Rosalyn Stewart welcomes guests to the Women Who Lead event. Keswick is the series sponsor of the Women Who Lead networking series and is also a Diamond Sponsor for the 25th Anniversary of Top 100 Women events in 2020. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

Katie Maloney, executive director of government relations with Towson University, welcomes people to the Women Who Lead event. Towson was the host sponsor for the gathering. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

Katie Maloney, executive director of government relations with Towson University, welcomes people to the Women Who Lead event. Towson was the host sponsor for the gathering. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

 

The crowd at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis listens during the panel discussion at the Women Who Lead event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

The crowd at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis listens during the panel discussion at the Women Who Lead event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

The crowd enjoys networking during the Women Who Lead Legislative Event Feb.24 at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

The crowd enjoys networking during the Women Who Lead Legislative Event Feb.24 at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

Towson University was the host sponsor of the event. Louis Miller, assistant vice president of university promotions and events at Towson University, stands at a table where donations for the Towson University Military and Veterans Center, the event’s featured nonprofit, were to be collected. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

Towson University was the host sponsor of the event. Louis Miller, assistant vice president of university promotions and events at Towson University, stands at a table where donations for the Towson University Military and Veterans Center, the event’s featured nonprofit, were to be collected. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

From left, Vanessa Milio, executive director of No More Stolen Childboods, and Claudia Remington, executive director of the State Council on Child Abuse and Neglect; visit during the event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

From left, Vanessa Milio, executive director of No More Stolen Childboods, and Claudia Remington, executive director of the State Council on Child Abuse and Neglect; visit during the event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

The crowd at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis listens during the panel discussion at the Women Who Lead event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

The crowd at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis listens during the panel discussion at the Women Who Lead event. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

The Economic for Justice panel discussed a variety of topics and bill that would impact women that are being discussed in the Maryland 2020 General Assembly Session. From left, Del. Trent Kittleman, R-Carroll and Howard; Del. Kris Valderrama, D-Prince George’s; Del. Vanessa E. Atterbeary, D-Howard; Michelle Daugherty Siri, executive director of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland; Nicole Hanson-Mundell, chairman of the board for Out for Justice; and moderator Caryn York, CEO of Job Opportunities Task Force. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

The Economic for Justice panel discussed a variety of topics and bill that would impact women that are being discussed in the Maryland 2020 General Assembly Session. From left, Del. Trent Kittleman, R-Carroll and Howard; Del. Kris Valderrama, D-Prince George’s; Del. Vanessa E. Atterbeary, D-Howard; Michelle Daugherty Siri, executive director of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland; Nicole Hanson-Mundell, chairman of the board for Out for Justice; and moderator Caryn York, CEO of Job Opportunities Task Force. (Photo by Brooke Jackson)

More than 100 people came to the Governor Calvert House Feb. 24 in Annapolis for the first Women Who Lead networking series event of 2020.

The event featured the Women Who Lead Legislative Event: Economic Justice for Women including a panel discussion around topics of interest to women in the Maryland 2020 General Assembly session.

Caryn York, CEO Job Opportunities Task Force, moderated the panel discussion which featured Del. Kris Valderrama, D-Prince George’s; Del. Vanessa E. Atterbeary, D-Howard; Del. Trent Kittleman, R-Carroll and Howard; Michelle Daugherty Siri, executive director of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland; and Nicole Hanson-Mundell, executive director of Out for Justice.

Many other legislative members were also in attendance.

The event also was the first for the 2020 Class of the Women Who Lead Initiative, a group of 12 past Leading Women winners who will enjoy small group meetings with past Top 100 Women Circle of Excellence winners. The Initiative is part of the 25th Anniversary celebration of Maryland’s Top 100 Women featuring the six Women Who Lead networking series events, Top 100 Women and Leading Women.

Keswick is the series sponsor of the Women Who Lead networking series. Towson University was the host sponsor of the event.

Bank of America and Keswick are Diamond Sponsors of the yearlong Top 100 Women 25th Anniversary.

The Top 100 Women 25th Anniversary Gala and Awards Celebration is scheduled for April 23 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. The next Women Who Lead Networking Series will be held May 12 at Rockfield Manor in Bel Air. Visit TheDailyRecord.com for a complete list of events.

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