The Capital District Women's Employment & Resource Center (WERC) has named Annmarie Lanesey, President of Greane Tree Technology, the winner of the 2015 Harriet Rifkin Leadership Award. Annmarie was chosen for "her leadership, volunteerism, professionalism, and her work in creating opportunities for women to achieve personal and financial independence."
In response to the award announcement, Annmarie said she is deeply honored to receive the prestigious Harriet Rifkin Award from WERC, which shares her passion for helping women keep themselves and their families out of poverty through fulfilling and purposeful work.The award is named in honor of Harriet Rifkin, a key volunteer with WERC since 1989, and its inaugural Board Chair. Annmarie will receive the award at WERC's 2015 Annual Awards Luncheon. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Troy.