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NAFE'S "Women Of Excellence" Awards Honor Dr. Sheila A. Robinson At Diversity Woman Media For Business Achievement

NAFE'S "WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE" AWARDS HONOR DR. SHEILA
A. ROBINSON AT DIVERSITY WOMAN MEDIA FOR BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT

NEW YORK---The National Association for Female Executives ( NAFE) has selected its 2017  Women of Excellence Award recipients. Dr. Sheila 
A. Robinson of Diversity Woman Media will be recognized for her outstanding business accomplishments and leadership.
The annual NAFE Women of Excellence Awards honor the achievements and accomplishments of outstanding women committed to serving and enriching their workplaces, their communities, and the world. Winners are chosen for their vision, courage, compassion, proven success and generosity as demonstrated by how they help other women and girls succeed.

The NAFE Women of Excellence Awards Breakfast will take place on November 30 at the Yale Club in New York City. To register visit
 
Dr. Betty Spence, president of NAFE, says, "NAFE proudly presents our 2017 Women of Excellence awardees as exemplary of the growing movement of women who focus on both their own career success and on that of other women and girls. They are changing the landscape for women at their companies and in their businesses through their support and encouragement."

"I am so deeply humbled and honored for this acknowledgement of my work that I find so rewarding, and share this honor with my incredible team and wonderful community I get to work with on a daily basis who help to make it all possible," Said Dr. Sheila A. Robinson, Publisher & CEO, Diversity Woman Magazine.

Subha V. Barry, senior vice president & managing director, Working Mother Media, says, "This year's 'Women of Excellence' are inspiring women who have determination, talent and perseverance to  alter the landscape for women by mentoring women in their workplaces and communities. Their talent, perseverance and stellar success have made their business achievements examples for all of us."
 
The full list of biographies of the 2017 NAFE Women of Excellence can be found  here.
2017 NAFE Women of Excellence Recipients

STEM Champion for Women & Girls
Corlis Murray
Senior Vice President, quality Assurance & Engineering Services
ABBOTT
P & L Executive of the Year
Debra Polishook
Group Chief Executive, Operations
ACCENTURE
Mentorship
Kin Ching Wu
Senior Vice President, Operations Architecture
CISCO
Community Connector
Alexandra Contreras
Senior Analyst, Diversity & Inclusion
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE
Entrepreneur
Dr. Sheila Robinson
CEO, Publisher
DIVERSITY WOMAN MAGAZINE
NAFE ACE
Shelly Ruffin
Owner, CEO
EDFIN CASH FOR COLLEGE
Global Women's Envoy
Janet Balis
Global Advisory Leader, Media & Entertainment
EY
Community Service
Lisa Veneziano
Executive Director, Global Aftersales Supply Chain, Warehousing & Logistics
General Motors
Sustainability Champion
Dana Robbins Schneider
Managing Director, National Practice Lead
JLL
Woman of Achievement
Jennifer Taubert
Co-Group Chair, North America, Latin America, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Johnson & Johnson
Rising Star
Davina Aryeh
Chief Marketing Officer
Latin Recording Academy
Healthcare Champion
Lisa Shipley
Vice President, Global Head of Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Drugs
Merck
Corporate Women's Champion
Rebecca Pomering
Chief Practice Officer
Moss Adams
Visionary Leadership
Monica Turner
Vice President, Sales, North America
Procter & Gamble
Legacy Award
Sharon Taylor
Senior Vice President, HR & Chair, Retired
Prudential Financial Foundation
Diversity Innovator
Mita Mallick
Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Unilever

ABOUT NAFE
The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), founded in 1972, serves 20,000 members nationwide with networking, tools and solutions to strengthen and grow their careers and businesses.  Working Mother magazine publishes the annual NAFE Top Companies list.  NAFE.com provides up-to-date information, a community for women in business, and access to member benefits. NAFE is a division of Working Mother Media, owned by the Bonnier Corporation.