WE Executive Director Anne Ladky Honored as "Woman with Vision"

Receives 2012 Woman with Vision award presented by the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois for contributions to women’s advancement

CHICAGO — Women Employed Executive Director Anne Ladky accepted a 2012 Woman with Vision award last week at the joint professional reception of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI). The award pays tribute to women who have “demonstrated visionary approaches in their professional endeavors and who have made an indelible contribution to the well-being and empowerment of women.”
 

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