Trenton, NJ — Mary S. Hartman, Executive Director of the Women’s Leadership Institute at Rutgers and former Dean of Douglas College and current President-Elect of Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) accepted the Wynona M. Lipman Empowerment Award on behalf of EWNJ. The award honors outstanding individuals and community-based organizations that advocate for and in support of women. EWNJ was recognized for its ability to provide a forum for senior level women to share business experiences and support as well as awarding over $875,000 in scholarships for graduate level female students throughout NJ and working to get more women on corporate boards of directors. EWNJ is the oldest organization of its kind in NJ and is composed of executive women of influence. It leads, focuses and develops initiatives to help the New Jersey economy benefit from its female leadership.
The mission of Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) is to promote the advancement of women to the highest levels of business, the professions, and government. Founded in 1980, EWNJ is a charitable trust that honors the achievements of New Jersey’s prominent women leaders, sponsors programs on issues of interest to senior professional women, conducts career development programs for rising women leaders, and funds scholarships to ensure new generations of women leaders for New Jersey’s future.
EWNJ is managed by Association Associates, Inc. (AAI) Established in 1992 and located in Trenton, New Jersey, AAI is a leading association management company providing management services to voluntary organizations, including trade show, conference and special events planning; administrative services, membership services, financial management, media relations, lobbying, and communication services for trade and professional groups. AAI is a member of the International Association of Association Management Companies and is a charter accredited association Management Company by the American Society of Association Executives. Continually growing, AAI now serves 14 association clients.