GEWWC WOMEN OF HONOR AWARDS

The “Women of Honor” award was created to recognize women who exemplify leadership and promote health and wellness in their communities. We have recognize women and their companies who have made significant advancements in the areas of Education, Humanitarian & Culture, Community Service, Entertainment & Art, Artistic Expression & Business Entrepreneurship. View our Women of Honor wall below to learn more about these amazing women and their organizations. To support their efforts please contact them directly for more information on how you can support. If you would like to nominate a Woman of Honor please submit the information below:

Humanitarian Nominee

Brittany Schiavone

Humanitarian Nominee

Brittany Schiavone is the founder of the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Brittany’s Baskets of Hope. Her mission is to create and deliver welcome baskets full of resources, love, and hope to new babies with Down syndrome and their families across the country. She believes that no matter who you are or how you’re born, your arrival deserves to be celebrated! To date, Brittany has delivered over 300 baskets to families in 45 different states across the country and has spoken at schools, colleges, and conferences throughout Long Island. Brittany and her baskets of hope have been featured on FOXBusiness.com, The Mighty, Ditch the Label, Elephant Journal, and on News 12 Long Island, where she was selected as one of their “12 Making a Difference” in 2016. Beyond her role with Brittany’s Baskets of Hope, Brittany currently holds a job in retail. Brittany is also currently involved in Consolidated Support Services, and is leading a full, self-determined life. Brittany graduated from Walt Whitman High School and holds an IEP diploma. In the fall of 2016, she enrolled in college courses for the first time through Hofstra University’s CMA Live Wire program for individuals with special needs, and she continued her education at Hofstra during the Spring 2017 semester.

Past Honorees Wall

Filomena Lombardi

Humanitarian Award

GEWWC 2013 Honoree

Soh Young Lee Segredo

Community Service

GEWWC 2013 Honoree

Zazel Chavah O’Garra

Artistic Expression

GEWWC 2013 Honoree

Dorene Romero

Women Empowerment Award

GEWWC 2014 Honoree

Sang Lee

Humanitarian Award

GEWWC 2014 Honoree

Valdelice Reis

Community Service Award

GEWWC 2014 Honoree

Jasmin Pitter

Humanitarian & Culture Award

GEWWC 2015 Honoree

Cheryl Fratello

Business Award

GEWWC 2015 Honoree

Franshuas Rodriguez

Educator Award

GEWWC 2015 Honoree

You Jung (Anes) Jong

Entertainment & Art Award

GEWWC 2015 Honoree

Shalin Raj

Health & Community

GEWWC 2015 Honoree

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