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


Register by February 28

 Online: Please click on this link .
Via US Mail:       Fill out and mail this registration form . Please note: your registration form must be received (not just postmarked) by February 28.



 PRESENTING      KeyBank New CMYK Stacked
 MEDIA  TimesUnion WatW logo blue.TUtag 2019

 CAPCOM Blue Square 


Albany Marriott


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 UAF Logo words purple HIGH RES


Boys and Girls Clubs of Schenectady

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region

Ellis Medicine


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.


The Fresh Start Project - helping women and girls

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!