We were at the NAFE Women of Excellence Awards Breakfast in New York City, which honored women who have overcome obstacles to achieve success and who give back by helping others. Betty Spence, President of NAFE, and Carol Evans, President of Working Mother Media, are the amazing leaders who hosted the event.
Here are the 2011 Women of Excellence awardees:
Woman of Achievement: Irene Rosenfeld, chairman and CEO, Kraft
Global Woman’s Champion: Marilyn Johnson, vice president, market development, IBM
Service to NYC: Cynthia, Jennifer and Heather Flood, founders, the Flood Sisters Kidney Foundation
Mentorship Award: Ann Bordelon, chief financial officer, Sam’s Club
Outstanding Entrepreneur: Elise Mitchell, president and CEO, Mitchell Communications Group
Healthcare Champion: Lori Beer, executive vice president, Enterprise Business Services, WellPoint Inc.
Digital Trailblazer: Monica Luechtefeld, executive vice president, global e-commerce, Office Depot
Rising Star: Rebecca Johnson-Stone, founder and CEO, W.A.R-Walk Against Rape
Activist Award: Marie Quintana, senior vice president, multicultural sales, PepsiCo
Community Service: Tami Erwin, west area president, Verizon Wireless
NAFE Ace Award: June Davidson, president, American Seminar Leaders
Watch our video with highlights from the breakfast.