Women Working It Workshop 2012

Andrea Stewart-Cousins

March 09, 2012

A workshop, sponsored and moderated by Senator Stewart-Cousins, offered inspiration to more than 100 women in attendance. Entitled “Women Working It,” the event took place during the Forty First annual Legislative Caucus Weekend hosted by the NYS Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislators, Inc. The message of the workshop was “Empowering Women, Changing the World,” and it featured a panel of strong and successful women sharing their experiences and encouraging those in attendance to reach for their goals and make a difference. The panelists were…

Jewel Williams, President, Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus

Shontell Smith, Counsel, New York State Senate Minority Conference

Heather Bricetti, President, The Business Council of New York State

Katherine Grainger, Assistant Counsel, Governor Andrew Cuomo

Sobeida Cruz, President, 100 Hispanic Women, Vice President, New York Power Authority

Jacqueline Williams, Co-Founder, State and Broadway

Ocynthia Williams, Parent Leader and Organizer, NYC Coalition for Educational Justice

Danielle Butin, Executive Director, Afya Foundation

Maria Garcia, Dominican Cultural Club