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Owego, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Women of different backgrounds and experiences gathered Wednesday to honor the achievements of one another.Some of this year's award recipients include the past president of the Binghamton chapter of New York State Women, and a Vestal High School student who volunteers at Lourdes Hospital and in after school programs.
Late last week, the House of Representatives blocked a vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act. This was a blow to all of us who have worked so hard on policies to help close the wage gap.
As bill language gestates, NOW boosts Women’s Agenda -http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/185734/as-bill-language-gestates-now-boosts-womens-agenda/
Sara Josephine Baker was born in 1873 in Poughkeepsie, New York, to Daniel Mosher Baker and Jenny Harwood Brown. Josephine was just 16 when her father and brother died in a typhoid fever epidemic. It was this event that made Josephine decide to give up a scholarship to Vassar College and go to medical school to become a physician.
New York State Women, Inc. fully supports the Women’s Equality Agenda! We have been supporting it for decades, as all of the items on the Women’s Equality Agenda are applicable to the Legislative Platform that we have been supporting for many years.
The Career Recognition Speakoff Competition was held on Saturday June 8, 2013. We had two amazing candidates give a 5 minute speech on the topic of empowering women.
Congratulations to our award recipients that were recognized at June Conference. This year, we created three new categories of awards as follows: Youth Leadership /Programming/Advocacy
On June 8, 2013, Amy Kellogg, a partner with Harter, Seacrest and Emery, was installed as President of New York State Women Inc. (NYSW, Inc.). Ms. Kellogg is a member of the Tech Valley Chapter of NYSW, Inc. The installation took place at the organization's 4th annual conference in Albany, New York.
On June 8, 2013, Roberta Hayes, of Staten Island, New York shared top honors at the New York State Women, Inc. annual conference with her presentation in the annual Career Recognition speak-off and competition. Roberta has a PHD in Microbiology & Immunology and is an Assistant Professor at St. John’s University on Staten Island. She is also a member of the Richmond County Chapter of New York State Women, Inc.
WHO WE ARE
NYS Women, Inc is a group of women, with Chapters all over NYS, of all ages representing a broad spectrum of industries, ages, and ethnicity. Since our Charter in 1919, we have promoted full participation, equality and economic self-sufficiency for all working women.