Martha Kamber, the CEO and President of the YWCA of Brooklyn, was honored today at the 2nd Annual Shirley Chisholm Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony. This celebration honors seven extraordinary women from New York City, who are making tremendous strides in their fields by using their skills and expertise to strengthen our communities.
In addition to Martha Kamber, 2015 Honorees included Beverly Bond, Founder of Black Girls Rock!; Sukanya Krishnan, PIX 11 Anchorwoman; Yandy Smith, Founder of Everything Girls Love and Music Executive; Aga Trojniak, Attorney & Tenant Organizer, Flatbush Development Corporation; Joanne N. Smith: Founder of Girls for Gender Equity; and Monique Waterman, Co-Founder of East Flatbush Village.
The event was presented by New York City Council Members Laurie A. Cumbo and Jumaane D. Williams on Friday, March 20 at the Brooklyn Public Library.