Girl Scouts Celebrates 35 Years of Honoring Distinguished Women Leaders
Five business women to be honored at annual Distinguished Women's Award Celebration April 23, 2015
The 2015 Distinguished Women's Award Celebration, which takes place April 23 at the Baltimore Country Club from 5:30 - 8:30 pm, in Roland Park, Maryland. 4712 Club Rd., Baltimore, Maryland 21210.
Will celebrate 35 years of Girl Scouts of Central Maryland(GSCM) honoring over 100 local businesswomen for their professional and civic accomplishments. Among the list of exemplary women GSCMhas honored are: Sr. Helen Amos, RSN; The Honorable Lynne Battaglia; C. Sylvia Brown; Ethel Ennis, Bea Gaddy; Nancy Grasmick; Erin Moriarity; The Honorable Irma Raker; Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake; Melanie Sabelhaus; and, Pam Shriver. The event is open to the public; for tickets, sponsorships or general information, contact Berit Killingstad, Major Gifts Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call at 410.358.9711 ext.225.
The 2015 Distinguished Women Honorees are:
Karen Evans, Vice President at The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company. She is responsible for 25 project managers, project engineers, and superintendents. She is also a Board member of the ACE Mentor program and has been a project team leader to high school students for several years.
GeorgetteKiser, Managing Director and Chief Information Officer at The Carlyle Group. She is responsible for leading the firm's global information technology group.
Janese Murray, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for Exelon Corporation where she is responsible for leading a team in the development and execution of effective strategies to increase workforce diversity and create an inclusive environment.
Elianne Ramos, Principal and CEO for Speak Hispanic and Founder of Border Kids Relief Project. Known online as @ERGeekGoddess, she is a nationally recognized social entrepreneur and Latino community advocate.
Mary Ann Scully, President and Chief Executive Officer of Howard Bank. She is a lifelong banker with over 30 years of varied executive experiences in the Maryland marketplace.
In addition to honoring these accomplished women professionals, The Distinguished Women's Award program provides five high school Girl Scouts an opportunity to spend a day with one of thehonorees at their place of work. The experience allows them to discovernew fields, gain insights, learn about corporate culture and leadership as they consider their own career paths. Event attendees are given a glimpse of the Shadow Girl and honoree's rewarding experiences during the awards presentation.
Wells Fargo is the 2015 Signature Sponsor of this annual fundraising event that highlights the accomplishments of local women business leaders and supports leadership programs for young girls.
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