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Meet the Officers of the WWBA:
A Night of Networking

On September 28, 2016, the New Lawyers, Networking, and Membership Committees presented, “Meet the Officers of the WWBA: A Night of Networking.”  A very big thank you to UBS, and in particular Cristina DeBrito, Michael Guild, and Eric Berger, who in participation with the WWBA, helped present the event.

Member NEWS

Jacqueline Hattar, who is a partner at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP, and co-chair of the WWBA’s Diversity Committee, has been chosen as a Diversity Champion by the Westchester County and Fairfield County business journals. Ms. Hattar and 39 other business leaders in the Westchester and Fairfield County communities were honored for their extraordinary leadership qualities, ongoing commitment to personal and professional development, and outstanding accomplishments in their business sectors. Ms. Hattar was profiled in the December 19, 2016 edition of the Westchester/Fairfield County Business Journals and will be honored at a luncheon hosted by the publisher on April 4, 2017.


Interview of the Month

An Interview with Hélène Côté

by Susan L. Pollet
Chair of the Archive
and Historian Committee

Q: What activities have you been involved in for the WWBA?

A: I have been involved with the Membership Committee since I joined the Association. In my first year in the Association, I was also involved with the Education Committee during which time I helped recruit speakers for a lecture on December 5th 2013 on “How children with disabilities are served abroad.” The speakers were Liz Peresltein, founder of School Choice International, and Karen Holloman, Head of the Research Department at the time.

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President's Message

by Susan Edwards Colson, Esq.

March: Women’s History Month

For over a quarter century now, March has been set aside as a time to celebrate women’s conviction and courage in the struggle for equal rights. In 1980, then-president Jimmy Carter started the wheels turning on a Women’s History celebration as he noted:“From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation. Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed. But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America was as vital as that of the men whose names we know so well.”

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