Woman of the Year Archives

Mary Contreras earns Woman of the Year honor

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Women of Scottsdale announced the 2015 Woman of the Year, Mary Contreras, who is a community volunteer and leader, giving time and resources to a number of charities. She is a founding member of East Valley Women, a member of Central Phoenix Women, the Chandler and Tempe Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman of the Women in… Read More →

Gabrielle Giffords named Woman of the Year

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A Democratic women’s leadership group has named former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords its Woman of the Year. Emerge Arizona honored Giffords at a ceremony Thursday night at a downtown Phoenix hotel. The group is part of a 10-state network offering a training program to help qualified Democratic women run for public office. The 42-year-old Giffords… Read More →

Hispanic Chamber names Guerra Woman of the Year

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The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is honoring BioAccel CEO and Co-Founder MaryAnn Guerra as the Woman of the Year on Saturday at its 55th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards. Guerra is being recognized for BioAccel’s leadership role in economic development and its ongoing effort to start new companies and create jobs… Read More →