Top women leaders across various industries, disciplines, and backgrounds will be honored during the Career Mastered Women’s History Leadership in Action Awards on Saturday, March 24, 2018, NYC Seminar & Conference Center, Chelsea.  Career Mastered Leadership in Action Awards is the highlight of the Women’s History Month calendar, routinely attracting a sell-out crowd.

Linwick & Associates, LLC in conjunction with its sponsors will honor the achievements of women who have made a compelling mark in business. Honorees represent women of influence and success. These women leaders are Game Changers who have mastered their work and have learned the necessary steps to move ahead and build successful careers. The honorees are exceptionally strong role models of what a woman can do.

“It is a powerful time to be a woman,” says Dr. Lisa J. Wicker, President, and CEO of Linwick & Associates and Career Mastered Visionary. “In alignment with the National Women’s History Month Project theme, Nevertheless She Persisted, we’re thrilled to honor remarkable women who make a difference each and every day while inspiring future generations.”

These women leaders are Game Changers who have mastered their work and have learned the necessary steps to move ahead and build successful careers.



Career Mastered Class of 2018 to be recognized in NYC:

Game Changer Award

  • Rashida Jones, Senior Vice President, Specials, NBC News & MSNBC

Leadership in Action Awards 

  • Beena Ammanath, Global VP, AI, Data, and Innovation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Jess Edelstein, Co-Founder, PiperWai
  • Laura Coates, Legal Analyst, CNN
  • Kelley Cornish, SVP, Head of US Diversity & Inclusion, TD Bank
  • De Ann Nicholas, Chief Financial Officer, EG+
  • Wykeeta Peel, Corporate Vice President, New York Life Insurance
  • Kimberly Perry, Founder, Fresh Lifestyle Magazine
  • Sarah Ribner, Co-Founder, PiperWai
  • Victoria Thrasher, Group Vice President Americas HR, Oracle

About the Career Mastered Leadership in Action Awards: 

The Career Mastered Awards is the leading Women’s History Month Awards honoring today’s women leaders who take charge of their careers and their futures. The Award honors amazing women who have made a compelling mark on business and are exceptionally strong role models of what a woman can do. Established and presented in 2015 by Linwick & Associates, Career Mastered Awards celebrates and acknowledges the victories, challenges, and stories of the women who have helped to make our country what it is today. Proceeds from this program directly support Excel Village, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide mentoring and scholarships for girls. Sponsors include Ally Financial Inc., Northwestern Mutual, State Farm Insurance, Worth Financial, Beasley Media Group, Comcast, and Primax Properties.

About Linwick & Associates, LLC:

Linwick & Associates, LLC is a global human resource consulting firm with offices in Metropolitan Detroit and Charlotte, NC. The mission of the company is to create organizational value through people. Its Founder, Dr. Lisa J. Wicker, is internationally recognized as a leader in human resources management with more than 30 years’ experience in organizational dynamics and change management across Fortune 500 Companies and Industries. She has been recognized by the Detroit News as one of the most successful women in Detroit. Corp! Magazine recognized her as top Diversity Leader in Michigan, JET Magazine recognized her trailblazing success, Black Enterprise recognized her as a leading Diversity Champion in America, The Michigan Chronicle dubbed her a Trailblazer and UPTOWN Professional Magazine named her one of America’s top executives.

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