March 5, 2020

On Thursday, March 5, 2020 at the Albany Marriott, the Women’s Fund of the Capital Region is honored to celebrate and recognize our 2020 Trailblazers and introduce a new award: WERC’s Community Leading Star.


2020 Trailblazers: These outstanding women of achievement have each blazed trails and impacted the lives of women and girls in our community:

 E. Kristen Frederick   

Executive Director, American Contract Bridge League Educational Foundation

 Deborah Mullaney 

Civic Leader and Community Volunteer

 WERC’s Community Leading Star: Through her commitment to community service, she makes a positive impact and is a role model for women of all ages:

 Amanda Goyer

Corporate Responsibility Officer, KeyBank

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Our Honorary Committee Chair is Ruth Mahoney, who was recognized as a Trailblazer in 2011. Our Mistress of Ceremonies is Benita Zahn, WNYT/NewsChannel 13.


11:00 am – Noon          Registration and Silent Auction
12:15 pm – 1:30 p.m.   Luncheon and Program



To join the Honorary Committee, please click on this link  or  fill out and mail this registration form

Responses received by January 17, 2020 will be recognized in the printed invitation and program.



To learn about sponsorhip opportunies, please click here.

To become a sponsor, please click here  or  fill out and mail this sponsorship commitment form.

Commitments received by January 17, 2020 will be recognized in the printed invitation and program.


Following the success of previous collections, The Women's Fund is once again collecting items at this luncheon to benefit local women and children in domestic violence shelters in the counties served by the fund. To participate, bring any of the following (new items only, please): skin and body care products -- including hotel and store sample sizes, make-up, razors, toothpaste, deodorant. Thank you!