3 Women of Color Among NAWBO South Jersey Beyond the Glass Ceiling Honorees


Photo courtesy of Dr. Marguerite Hall.

AC JosepH Media

VOORHEES — Three women of color are among the honorees at the 20th annual Beyond the Glass Ceiling Awards and Fundraiser hosted by the National Association of Women Business Owners South Jersey Chapter at The Mansion on Main Street on March 6.

The event runs from 5:30-9 p.m. and it’s the major fundraiser for NAWBO South Jersey. The dinner and awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

Feature photo of Tyrese Gould Jacinto courtesy of Tyrese Gould Jacinto.

Tyrese Gould Jacinto, president of the Native American Advancement Corp. in Bridgeton, will be given NAWBO’s Diversity Advocate of the Year honor. Former New Jersey Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera, from Blackwood, will receive the Women’s Advocate of the Year Award.

Dr. Marguerite Hall, president of the National Association of 100 Black Women Southern New Jersey Chapter and President at RoMaR Financial, will be given the Community Advocate of the Year Award.

Other winners include:

  • Liz Thomas and Pam Boyd, Thomas/Boyd Communications, Women Business Owner of the Year
  • Alice Paul Institute, Nonprofit of the Year
  • Denise Pereau, Womenz Straight Talk Magazine, NAWBO SJ Chapter Champion
  • Bowman and Company, LLP, Company of the Year
  • Col. Elizabeth Hanson, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Trailblazer of the Year

“NAWBO South Jersey’s annual Beyond Glass Ceiling Awards and Fundraiser honors extraordinary individuals for their contributions to women, women business owners, and our community at large,” said a statement on the NAWBO SJ website.

NAWBO SJ provides support, education, mentoring, and networking opportunities for women business owners and their associates in the region. The organization serves the needs of women business owners in the following New Jersey counties: Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem, Atlantic, Cape May and portions of Mercer.

All proceeds from the event are used to help our organization continue to provide education, advocacy, networking and leadership opportunities to women business owners and their associates in South Jersey.

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