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NAWBO SJ Announces Honorees for Annual Beyond the Glass Ceiling Awards


Public Invited to Awards Dinner Celebration on February 7, 2019


Marlton, NJ—12/21/18—The National Association of Women Business Owners South Jersey (NAWBO SJ) Chapter today announced the names of ten inspiring honorees for its 16thAnnual Beyond the Glass Ceiling Awards. Screen Shot 2018-11-30 at 16.2.45


According to Chapter president, Anne Caruso, “These women in business are trailblazers, champions and advocate leaders in our region, who bring out the best in all around them. We’re proud to recognize them with our highest annual honor for their outstanding business and community leadership contributions. Each one is a role model for women leaders.”

The public is invited to share in the awards dinner celebration on Thursday, February 7 at The Merion in Cinnaminson. Tickets are $85 for NAWBO members and $105 for non-members. Save $10 on early bird tickets by January 10. Tickets and program book ads can be purchased at www.nawbosouthjersey.org and EventBrite.


Following is the list of honorees:

Trailblazer of the Year – Dr. Brenda Kurnik, Nephrologist
Heroine Award - Derry Holland, Oaks Integrated Care
Woman Business Owner of the Year – Betty Maul, FrontEnd Graphics

Company of the Year – Robins’ Nest

Nonprofit of the Year – Abbie Kasoff, Say it With Clay

Women’s Advocate of the Year - Amy Smith, Weinberg, Kaplan & Smith, P.A.

Community Advocate of the Year - Loretta Winters, Gloucester County NAACP

Diversity and Inclusion Advocate of the Year - Jessica Floyd, Mayor of Woodbury

NAWBO SJ Nova – Rae Pastore, Golden Sun Artistry
NAWBO SJ Chapter Champion – Dana Romano, Dana Romano Photography

About NAWBO of South Jersey


Chartered in 2003, The National Association of Women Business Owners South Jersey is a vibrant, professional group of women and men who come together to connect, learn and grow through networking and educational events. NAWBO South Jersey strives to help others grow in business by offering education and resources to women business owners in our region, and by providing exposure and promotion avenues for increasing member visibility. They offer events and membership opportunities in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem, Atlantic, Cape May, and portions of Mercer counties. For more information, visit: http://nawbosouthjersey.org/




The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, is the only dues-based national organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs in all types of businesses. The organization currently has over 80 chapters. It is affiliated with Les Femmes Chefs d’Entreprises Mondiales (World Association of Women Entrepreneurs) in 33 countries. NAWBO traces its origins to a small group of Washington, DC business women who began meeting informally in the spring of 1974 to talk about mutual experiences, exchange information and develop business skills. Recognizing the value of the group, they incorporated as the National Association of Women Business Owners on July 5, 1974. Two years later they began recruiting members from across the country, and in 1978 the first chapters were formed. Membership is open to sole proprietors, partners and corporate owners with day-to-day management responsibility. For more information, visit: http://www.nawbo.org/