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Albany County Celebrates Women’s History Month Inspiring Local Women Who Have Impacted the Workforce

3/20/2017 3:32:05 PM

Roughly 47% of the workforce in the United States is made up of women. This National Women’s History Month, Albany County highlights hardworking women who have faced triumphs and challenges in their workplaces. “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business” is the national theme and Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy is bringing together local women to talk about their experiences. The panel discussion, “Challenges and Changes in the Workplace Through the Eyes of Local Women in the Workforce,” will be held in the Cahill Room at 112 State Street on Friday, March 24 at 11:30 a.m. It will be a chance to celebrate women individually and collectively who have contributed to Albany County.

The panel will be moderated by Albany County Alternate Public Defender Sherri Brooks. Panelists include City School District of Albany Interim Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Young Wilkins, Guilderland Police Chief Carol Lawlor, Hair Journeys’ Owner Nicole Daly and Citizen Action of New York Campaigns Manager Blue Carreker.

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Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy