Women’s Leadership Council “Take a Walk in Her Shoes”
December 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please Join Us…
A Diversity Dialogue.
Food & Wine from Us.
A Fundraiser to Support ALICE Women, Children and Families
Affected by the Ongoing Pandemic and Economic Crisis
2020 Woman of Distinction Awardee
Maria M. Trusa
CEO, Formé Medical Center and Urgent Care
Author of “I Say No More: Raise Your Voice and Rewrite Your Life”
Maria M. Trusa, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, was the Executive Director of Scarsdale Medical Group where she worked for over 26 years. During her tenure, she transformed the practice from a six-physician with thirty-five employees to more than forty-five physicians and over two hundred employees. In September 2015, Ms. Trusa joined Formé Medical Center as their CEO bringing with her the vision to help the underserved and uninsured community gain access to affordable, transparent, dignified, and high-quality medical care.
Mecca E. Mitchell, Esq.
Senior Vice President, Diversity and Community Relations, Westchester Medical Center
Former Chief Diversity Officer for the State of New York
Mecca E. Mitchell, Esq., is the Senior VP of Diversity Inclusion, and Community Engagement for Westchester Medical Center Health Network, and is responsible for building relationships with stakeholders in the diverse communities of the Hudson Valley. In this role, Ms. Mitchell is charged with ensuring all policies and procedures across the hospital network are aligned with diversity and inclusion best practices. Appointed by Governor Cuomo, she previously served as the Chief Diversity Officer for the State of New York, working on initiatives designed to promote workforce diversity and inclusion, and increase Minority & Women Owned Business (MWBE) procurement opportunities.
Partner, Thompson & Bender
2017 Woman of Distinction Honoree
Elizabeth Bracken-Thompson is a partner of Thompson & Bender. Founded in 1987, the agency is the region’s premier advertising and public relations firm. Liz is responsible for a wide variety of clients including Fortune 500 firms; banks and financial institutions, educational institutions; not-for-profits; hospitals and health care organizations; the travel and hospitality industry; food and beverage sector; senior residential living; commercial real estate developers; environmental and business organizations among others.
Tickets include Virtual Access and a Gratitude Giftbag
Includes wine, mezze tray, and copy of “I Say No More” by Maria Trusa.
Contactless Curbside Pickup
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