Gala 2018 Video

Enjoy our video recap of last week’s YWCA Bergen County Walking the Talk #ywGala 2018 at Seasons Catering and Special Events. Thank you to everyone who joined us for a celebration filled with dancing, dinner, auctions, and more as we honored Wanda Akin Brown, Co-founder, International Justice Project; Jennifer Quirk Boucher, RFX Circle & Lexus Achiever, Rodan + Fields; Janet Sharma, CEO of Bergen…

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Get to Know Honoree: Jen Boucher

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Get to know YWCA Bergen County 2018 Gala Honoree Jennifer W. Boucher. Jen began her career at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, primarily raising funds for pediatric cancer research, and is now an RFx Circle and Lexus Achiever with Rodan + Fields. Her dedication to pursuing true passion and believing in yourself has created multiple opportunities to provide monthly…

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Get to Know Honoree: Wanda Akin

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Get to know YWCA Bergen County 2018 Gala Honoree Wanda Akin, Esq. Wanda is the Co-Founder of the International Justice Project which is dedicated to assisting victims of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in their struggle for recognition and inclusion in domestic and international judicial forums. This year’s Gala is a celebration of outstanding individuals…

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Get To Know Honoree: Jim White

Get to know YWCA Bergen County 2018 Gala Honoree Jim White, our first ever male honoree! As the Executive Director of Covenant House New Jersey, Jim has dedicated his life to rescuing thousands of homeless young women and men from the dangerous streets and treating them with dignity, love and respect. This year’s Gala is…

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Honoree: Jim White

For 35 years, Jim White has dedicated his life to rescuing thousands of homeless young women and men from the dangerous streets and treating them with dignity, love and respect. He has served in multiple roles at Covenant House from volunteer to direct care worker to CEO of Covenant House International to back home to…

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Honoree: Wanda Akin

Wanda M. Akin, Esq. is Co-Founder of the International Justice Project. She maintains her private law practice in Newark, NJ and is an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law and School of Diplomacy & International Relations. Her 33 years of experience as a trial lawyer span a wide variety of controversies from criminal…

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Honoree: Jen Boucher

Jennifer W. Boucher is an RFx Circle and Lexus Achiever with Rodan + Fields. For the last 7 years, she has built a global team of mostly women who are looking to enhance their lives by breaking the mold of the typical 9 to 5 while shattering glass ceilings. Her dedication to pursuing true passion…

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Honoree: Janet Sharma

Janet Sharma is Coordinator of Age-Friendly Englewood, a coalition of 50+ organizations working together to help residents age with dignity and independence in their homes. . She served as Executive Director of the Volunteer Center of Bergen County from 1993-2015. Under her leadership the organization became one of the largest and most successful Volunteer Centers…

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