The New York Institute of Credit Women's Division Committee Proudly Congratulates the Honorees of the 16th Annual Women in Achievement Awards
Chief Judge Ann M. Nevins, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut, will be presented with the Sixteenth Annual Honorable Cecelia H. Goetz Award. Learn more about Chief Judge Nevins here.
The Honorable Cecelia H. Goetz Award
The Honorable Cecelia H. Goetz, United States Bankruptcy Judge, E.D.N.Y. (1917-2004) was the first woman bankruptcy judge appointed in the Eastern District of New York. Judge Cecelia H. Goetz led a life that reflected a story of “firsts” and, in so doing, laid a foundation that enabled others to follow in her footsteps.
The Honorable Cecelia H. Goetz will be presented by Honorable James J. Tancredi, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of CT.
Yvette Austin Smith, Chair of the Global Finance Practice, Compass Lexecon, will be presented with the Sixteenth Annual Executive of the Year Award. Learn more about Yvette here.
Executive of the Year Award
The NYIC Women’s Division Executive of the Year Award recognizes excellence and entrepreneurial spirit. The award is presented to those individuals who have achieved noteworthy success in business and who have assisted other women in achieving their goals. By acknowledging excellence in business, leadership, and a commitment to fostering the growth and success of other women in business, the NYIC Women’s Division hopes to inspire women to succeed and to help other women achieve success in business and in life.
The Executive of the Year Award will be presented by Honorable Melanie Cyganowski (Ret.), former Chief Bankruptcy Judge, EDNY; Member, Otterbourg P.C.
Camille Bent, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP, will be presented with the Eighth Annual Renaissance Award. Learn more about Camille here.
The NYIC Women’s Division Renaissance Award recognizes discovery and exploration in the ever-changing business world. The award is presented to those individuals who have served as trailblazers in the business community by dedication to continued learning, community service, mentorship and developing new business and leadership opportunities for others.
The Renaissance Award will be presented by David Sheehan, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP.
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To get more information on the Women who have been honored in the past, see our Industry Awards page.
A Special Thank You to the Women's Division Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Aboulafia, Cullen and Dykman and Sheryl Giugliano, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek