Meet the Authors

Emily Dessingue, Chair of the Engagement Committee Licensed Real Estate Salesperson at Berkshire Hathaway, Blake REALTORS

Emily Light, Chair of the Women’s Business Council and Sr. Principal Consultant at NYSTEC

Alicia Bousa, Staff Accountant at Staff Ciampino & Company, PC

Dr. Fran’Cee Brown-McClure, Vice President of Student Affairs at Union College

Sharon A. Burstein, President & CEO of Sharon Burstein International

Elizabeth Miller Guthier, PHR, Executive Director of Capital District Women’s Employment and Resource Center (WERC)

Kathy Fletcher, Senior Director of Residential Services at Equinox, Inc.

Leslie Foster, Business Development Manager at the Siena College Research Institute.

Kathleen Marco, Adopted Nonprofit Liasion and Community Engagement Manager at The Food Pantries of the Capital District

Kindra McHale, Director of Development at the YWCA Northeastern New York

Laurie Miedema, Development Director for Colonie Senior Service Centers

Karen Lombardo, President of Put Another Way LLC.

Hannah Stenzel, Lead Advisor at Godfrey Financial Associates, Inc.

Andrea Swank, Buisness Development & Marketing for the Center for Economic Growth, Inc.

Kimmy Venter, APR, Director of Communications for the American Red Cross of the Eastern New York Region.

Sonya Young, Relationship Manager at KeyBank – Capital Region Headquarters

Tabetha Zostant, Project Manager at Northern Rivers Family of Services