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EIGHT GREATER BOSTON WOMEN LEADERS TO BE HONORED AT THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY GREATER BOSTON CHAMBER PINNACLE AWARDS
Anita Hill to receive 25th Anniversary Pinnacle Award for Lifetime Achievement
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Pinnacle Awards, honoring eight remarkable, senior-level women in Greater Boston for outstanding achievement in business and management. The honorees will be recognized on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the annual Pinnacle Award luncheon held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel. This year’s Pinnacle Awards will mark the 25th Anniversary of the Greater Boston Chamber’s Women’s Network, the largest network of professional women in New England. Throughout 2019, this major anniversary will serve as a thematic highlight for the Chamber including the Annual Meeting and City Awake programs. Lisa Hughes, News Anchor for WBZ-TV will serve as the 2019 Pinnacle Awards’ Master of Ceremonies.
“I can’t think of a better way to kick off our 25th Anniversary of the Women’s Network than by celebrating these eight incredible women, their contributions to their organizations, their communities, and the overall advancement of women in the Greater Boston business community and beyond,” said James E. Rooney, president and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber. “Our Annual Pinnacle Awards are always a Chamber programs highlight, but this year’s celebration will be one for the books, setting the tone for our focus on women in business throughout this year and for the next 25 years of our thriving Women’s Network.”
The 2019 Pinnacle Award honorees are listed below:
Learn more about each of our 2019 honorees here.
The Pinnacle Awards luncheon was started 24 years ago by the Chamber’s Women’s Network and has become one of the premier business gatherings in the region, attracting more than 1,200 attendees. Past honorees include Diane Hessan, Anne Finucane, Vicary Graham, Penni McLean-Conner, Liz Cheng, Courtney Scrubbs and the Honorable Karyn Polito. View all past honorees by achievement here.
The awards are designed to honor leading women for outstanding achievement in the workplace, demonstrated leadership that has made a difference, and a commitment to enhance the quality of life in the region.
Members of the press wishing to cover the 2019 Pinnacle Awards should RSVP to Katie Hauser at [email protected].
About the Greater Boston Chamber
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is the convener, voice and advocate of our region’s business community, committed to making Greater Boston the best place for businesses and people to thrive. It helps its members and Greater Boston succeed by convening and connecting the business community; researching, developing and advocating for public policies that contribute to our region’s economic success; and providing comprehensive leadership development programs designed to grow strong business and civic leaders. Learn more at BostonChamber.com.
The Greater Boston Chamber’s Women’s Network was founded in 1994 to promote and expand economic opportunities throughout the Greater Boston region for all women in business through shared leadership and expertise. The Women’s Network offers programs that provide career enrichment and development opportunities for women at all professional levels, spotlight the accomplishments of women, and promote the positive influence that women have upon the Greater Boston region. Learn more at BostonChamber.com/programs-events/womens-network