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Bronx, NY – On Wednesday, March 20th, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson partnered with Ponce Bank, NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, SBH Health Systems, Verizon, and Fidelis Care, to host her annual Women’s Herstory Month celebration at the Grand Slam Banquet Hall located at 478 East Tremont Avenue.

Honorees for the evening were Founder of the South Bronx Academy for Applied Media in New York City, Dr. Roshone Ault Lee; President of Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College, Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., who is the first Dominican woman to serve as a CUNY college president. Also honored are the Executive Director of Green Bronx Machine, Lizette B. Ritz; and Vice President of Nursing Quality and Informatics, St. Barnabas Health Systems (SBH), Jacqueline A. Witter. Receiving the Youth Award was newly named National Stem Champion Treyonna Sullivan.