Author Archives: Today's Honoree

Devereux New Jersey Program Director Tasheika Scott Roberts is Today’s Honoree

Tasheika Scott Roberts is an invaluable asset to the Devereux New Jersey team. In her time as program manager of the Lakeview group home, she has built an outstanding reputation for her calm demeanor in the face of growth and … Continue reading

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Producer, Filmmaker and Author Lois Farfel Stark is Today’s Honoree

Lois Farfel Stark is an Emmy Award-winning producer, documentary filmmaker, and author of The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times. During her distinguished career she produced and wrote over forty documentaries on architecture, medical research, wilderness protection, artists, and social issues. With … Continue reading

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Pastor and Author Jameliah Young is Today’s Honoree

It’s always a good time to celebrate the many successes and accomplishments of women who have made an impact on the world. But let us not forget the many women who look inward, wondering what history or legacy they might … Continue reading

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Writer and Dance Event Boss Barbie Wharton is Today’s Honoree

I write and speak onstage about things that have happened to me and how I have grown from them. Depression, anxiety, Bells Palsy, major concussion in 2017.  My decision to take meds to help me through various stages, losing my … Continue reading

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SmartGurlz CEO Sharmi Albrechtsen is Today’s Honoree

SmartGurlz CEO Sharmi Albrechtsen is a robotics aficionado, educator, author and mom with a passion for closing the diversity gap in technology. In 2015, Sharmi started SmartGurlz after becoming frustrated with the lack of STEM toys available for her daughter. The SmartGurlz flagship product, … Continue reading

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Massachusetts and Rhode Island Devereux Direct Support Professional Christine Hill is Today’s Honoree

Christine Hill has provided direct care services to our individuals for more than two decades. One of the first things both staff and students notice about Christine is her kind, generous and supportive nature. One small example of her care … Continue reading

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Life Mapping Institute Founder Dana V. Adams is Today’s Honoree

Dana V. Adams is the founder of the Life Mapping Institute and considered one of the country’s top thought leaders on the life mapping process. For decades, first as a student and now as a teacher and mentor, Dana has … Continue reading

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