2009 Women & Girls of Distinction Honorees

Feb 19, 2009 Posted in Newsroom, Press Releases

The 2009 Women & Girls of Distinction Award Reception will be held on Thursday, May 21 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA. This year’s honorees are:

Pearl of Excellence
Laurie Moser: Executive Director of 365 READ

Girl Scout Spirit
Jacqueline Petrus: Girl Scout Ambassador and Junior at East Allegheny High School

Advocacy (woman/girl honoree)
Joyce Bender: CEO, Founder of Bender Consulting, Inc.
Anna Salai: Girl Scout Cadette and eighth grade student at West Greene Middle School

Arts & Humanities (woman/girl honoree)
Barbara Mistick, Ph.D.: President, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Danielle Nathanson: Girl Scout Ambassador and Senior at Mt. Lebanon High School

Community Service (woman/girl honoree)
Lynne Garfinkel: Executive Director, Strong Women, Strong Girls
Tyfani White: Girl Scout Cadette and eighth grade student at West Greene Middle School

Technology & Innovation (woman/girl honoree)
Laura M. Rosato, Ph.D., MBA: Global Product Stewardship and Occupational Health Risk Assessment Leader at Honeywell Specialty Materials
Ariel Lynne Schroeder: Girl Scout Ambassador and Junior at St. Joseph High School

Professional (woman) / Leadership (girl)
Theresa Z. Bone, CPA: Vice President/Corporate Controller, Equitable Resources, Inc.
Kristen Kreashko: Girl Scout Ambassador and Senior at East Allegheny High School

Healthy Initiatives (woman/girl honoree)
Barbara Magnotta, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.: Center Area School District
Najla Sayles: Girl Scout Senior and Freshman at East Allegheny High School


For more information, email Tina Pelesky or call 1-800-248-3355 ×1215

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