Ms. Freed is being recognized for her trailblazing professional achievements and her efforts towards advancing women’s leadership. This year’s gala is special because it is in commemoration of the organization’s 40 year anniversary. To view the full Trailblazing Policy Makers List, please click here.
Salute to the Policy Makers funds EWNJ’s various programs and initiatives aimed at advancing women’s leadership and supporting equity in the workplace. Most notably, it benefits the organization’s Graduate Merit Award Program, which provides scholarships to women who are non-traditional graduate students with the goal of establishing a pipeline of future women leaders. As the largest provider of scholarships to women who are non-traditional graduate students in New Jersey, EWNJ has provided tuition assistance to nearly 350 women graduate students at New Jersey colleges and universities over the last 30+ years.
EWNJ’s mission is to ensure that women have equal opportunities and representation in senior corporate leadership. Through their mentor program and Graduate Merit Award Program, they seek to establish a pipeline for future women leaders to excel and flourish in corporate spaces. They are the largest provider of scholarships to women who are non-traditional graduate students in New Jersey.