A press release: February 2, 2021


ALBANY, NY – 

The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region is excited to announce that the 2021 Trailblazers luncheon event will be held via Zoom on Friday, March 12, 2021 from Noon to 1:30 pm.


Given the times and concern about keeping everyone safe during the pandemic, this signature luncheon event will take on a different format.


Three of our Trailblazers will join us to present an empowering and insightful program: Blazing Trails Through Extraordinary Times: A Virtual Panel Discussion.


Our panel includes:
• Dr. Dorcey Applyrs, Chief City Auditor, City of Albany
• Mona Golub, VP Public Relations & Consumer Services, The Golub Corporation
• Denise Gonick, Principal, Cross Sound Concepts

A press release: February 20, 2020


ALBANY, NY – The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region is pleased to announce that two outstanding women of achievement have been named as 2020 Trailblazers:


E. Kristen Frederick, Executive Director, American Contract Bridge League Educational Foundation; and
Deborah Mullaney, Civic Leader and Community Volunteer.


In addition, the first WERC Community Leading Star has been named:


Amanda Goyer, Corporate Responsibility Officer, KeyBank

A press release: January 3, 2019

ALBANY, NY – The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region is pleased to announce that three outstanding women of achievement have been named as 2019 Trailblazers.

February 18, 2018 - originally published in  The Times Union

SCOTIA — Dorcey Applyrs, Carmen Duncan and Karen B. Johnson will be honored at the Women's Fund of the Capital Region's 10th Trailblazers Awards luncheon on March 9 at Glen Sanders Mansion,

A press release: February 5, 2018

ALBANY, NY – The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region is pleased to announce that three outstanding women of achievement have been named as 2018 Trailblazers.