Schneps Media to honor ‘Power Women’ of Brooklyn in October

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Dozens of women will be honored for their work and contributions to their community on Oct. 5.
Photo by Ralph Depas
On Thursday, October 5th, the 2023 Power Women of Brooklyn will be honored for their contributions and accomplishments in business and in the Brooklyn community. This event, which takes place at El Caribe, will welcome over 300 people who will enjoy an ultimate networking and celebratory evening. 
The women selected to be honored are leaders across every industry including finance, healthcare, education, real estate, entertainment, non profit and more.  Sponsors for this event include, to date, NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn  Health, One Brooklyn Health, Ponce Bank, Broadway Stages, National Grid, Nest Seekers International, St. Francis College, Brown Harris Stevens and Miss Jessie’s. Additional sponsors will be announced.

Schneps Media, publishers of Brooklyn Paper, Bay News, Park Slope Courier, Brooklyn Graphic, Bay Ridge Courier, Caribbean Life, Noticia and 75 other publications, is proud to bring together the most extraordinary women to connect, support one another, do business and build community.

100% of the evening’s raffle proceeds will support a local cause. 

The following are the Power Women of Brooklyn honorees. The list is still in formation and nominations are still open. To learn more about these honorees, tickets, nominations and sponsorships please visit PowerWomenBklyn.com.

  • Gina Argento, President & CEO, Broadway Stages
  • Kelly Burns, Senior Project Manager, NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health
  • Michelle Carson, Senior Project Manager, NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health
  • Bonnie Cintron, Associate Executive Director of Operations, NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health
  • Vanessa Collazos, Marketing Director, Gold Hat Realty
  • Bianca D’Alessio Founder, The Masters Division, Nest Seekers International
  • Majorie Daly Walsh, Director of Nursing, NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health
  • Claudette Darrell, Stellar Productions
  • Hon. Maritza Davila, Assemblywoman, 53rd District
  • Hayley B. Dryer, Esq., Senior Vice President & General Counsel, St. Francis College
  • Laura Gazzara, Director Respiratory Care, NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health
  • Teresa Gonzalez, Co-Founder & Partner, Evolution Strategies NY
  • Dr. Kayane Hanna-Hindy, Director, Gastroenterology Associates of Brooklyn
  • Ambassador Dr. Sima Karetnaya, USA Global Peace Ambassador Country Director & WHO Medical Expert, Global Peace Chain and World Health Organization
  • Francisca Leopold, Chair, Kings County Hospital Community Advisory Board
  • Chaplain Dr. Ingrid P. Lewis-Martin, Chief Advisor, Office of the Mayor
  • Kamla Karina Millwood, President, Palatial Publishing LLC
  • Katrena Perou, Founding Executive Director, Inspiring Minds NYC
  • Prisca Salazar-Rodriguez, Co-Founder & Partner, Evolution Strategies NY
  • Dr. Sandra R. Scott, Executive Director, One Brooklyn Health-Brookdale Hospital
  • Faye Scott, Nurse Educator, NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health
  • Althea Senior-Morris, Associate Director, NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health
  • Lissa Mariel Southerland, Chief Operating Officer, Rising Ground
  • Sara Steinweiss, Founder, Conflict Resolution Systems, LLC
  • Sandra Viera, Vice President, Commercial Relationship Officer, Ponce Bank
  • Kusum Viswanathan, MD, FAAP Chief Medical Officer, One Brooklyn Health-Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
  • Hon. Helene Weinstein, Assemblywoman, 41st District