City & State launched the Above & Beyond Awards: Honoring Women of Public and Civic Mind in 2012 to celebrate a diverse selection of women who take a leading role in the public and civic life of New York state. From the hundreds of nominations submitted each year by City & State‘s readers, the magazine selects 25 women across five categories: Business, Public Service, Media, Non-Profit, and Organized Labor.
Dean Kirschner will be honored among a distinguished group of women. Selected 2014 Above and Beyond awardees include: Denise Arbesu, Citi Commercial Bank; Ellen West, Google; Vilma Huertas, NYC Housing Authority; Emily Rafferty, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Laura Walker, New York Public Radio; Deborah Henley, Newsday; Susan Birnbaum, NYC Police Foundation; Lorie Slutsky, New York Community Trust; Jill Furillo, NYS Nurses Association.
City & State will celebrate 2014 awardees at a Gala on Monday, March 24th. For more information about the Gala and awardees, visit: http://abovebeyond.splashthat.com/