2016 Women Making History Awards Celebration

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By Dawn Ferencak

Sales Representative

The National Council of Negro Women - Chicago Midwest honored a dynamic group of women who have mirrored the life of Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of the National Council of Negro Women. Associate Publisher of Austin Weekly News, Dawn Ferencak, was honored for her accomplishments in media. Other honorees included Dr. Phalese Binion for religion, Michelle Byrd for education, Jacqueline Carson for health, Joan Collaso for music, Rosa Ibarra for finance, Valerie Leonard for community activism, Camille Lilly for government, and Kenya Simone for media.

Congratulations to all of the 2016 honorees!

Email: dawn@austinweeklynews.com Twitter: @Dawn_Ferencak

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Blanche Killingsworth from Chicago  

Posted: June 21st, 2016 10:45 AM

These women has shown us how leadership is community and the village is family. Thank you for your efforts, and positive image for our youth, especially our young ladies.

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