Our 2019 Power Women honorees • Brooklyn Paper

Our 2019 Power Women honorees

Our 2019 Power Women honorees are remarkable ladies who have had a positive impact on the borough:

Global Leadership Award

Elizabeth Melendez Fisher

Chief executive officer and co-founder Selah Freedom, founder The Selah Way Foundation

Hall Of Fame

Margarette Tropnas, LMSW

Program Director, Urban Resource Institute

President, UNA-USA Brooklyn Chapter

Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter-Silberman School of Social Work

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sylvia Mariamoff

The Attitude Lady

Dynamic duo award

Michelle Lee and Monica Holowacz

Broadway Stages


• Cristen Agostinacchio

Assistant Principal, IS 228 David A. Boody

• Josephine Augello

President, DMV Service Centers

• Natacha Aurelien

Chief Executive Officer, ANS Association

• Dr. Kim Best, PhD

Sanitation Department

• Angela Blum-Finlay

EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, Dime Bank

• Sonia Bonilla

Director of Community Relations, The Avondale Care Group

• Jessica Burdo

Stylist, Bohemian Rose Hair Salon

• Carrie Anne Cavallo

Managing Partner, Schpoont & Cavallo, LLP

President, Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association

• Raisa Chernina

Founder and Executive Director, Be Proud Foundation

• Caroline P. Cohen

Sr. Associate Attorney, Crumiller P.C.

• Pamela Esposito-Amery

Founder, Tell Every Amazing Lady

• Danielle Fairbairn-Bland

Chief Executive Officer, Vision Transformation Firm, LLC

• Barbara Felker

Vice President of Strategic Community Partnerships, Northwell Health

• Hon. Alice Fisher Rubin

• Paula Ingram

Partner, Ingram & Hebron Realty

• Cloe’ Luv

Founder, Women with Voices

• Onida Coward Mayers

Vice President, The MirRam Group

• Ingrid Murray

President and Chief Executive Officer, Prospect Cleaning Service Inc.

• Regina Myer

President, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

• Michelle Neary

Director of Finance, The Avondale Care Group

Margarycel E. Nunez

Chief Executive Officer, Sunny Skies Prospect Corp.

Karen Overton

Founder, Recycle a Bicycle

Dr. Ionie Pierce

College Professor, Brooklyn College

Elise Pettus

Founder, Untied

Tere Pettitt

President and Chief Executive Officer, Volunteers of America Greater New York

Caroline Prado

Managing Director, Terra CRG

Briget Rein

City Hall Liasion, United Federation of Teachers

Bonnie Schwerin

Founder, Get Organized Brooklyn By Day

Susan Siegel

Founder, Brooklyn Artery

Pat Singer

Founder, Brighton Neighborhood Association

Gail L. Smith

Chief Customer Officer, MetroPlus Health Plan

Melanie Wiener

Partner, Abrams Fensterman

Ana Zen-Ochoa

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Weichert Realtors

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