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Westchester County Association Celebrates Women In Tech At Award Luncheon

Honoree Lynn Macdonald, Ph.D., speaks at the Women in Tech award luncheon Thursday at Tappan Hill Mansion.. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Honoree Dr. Joan Fallon speaks at the Women in Tech award luncheon. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
From L: Honoree JoAnn Difede, Tracy Conte, Alisa Holland. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Honoree JoAnn Difede, Ph.D., speaks at Thursday's Women in Tech awards luncheon. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
A soldout crowd honored Women in Tech Thursday at an awards luncheon at Tappan Hill Mansion. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
A soldout crowd honored Women in Tech Thursday at an awards luncheon at Tappan Hill Mansion. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
From L: Liz Bracken, Jennifer Gilkie, Alissa Kosowsky, at the Women in Tech award luncheon. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
A soldout crowd honored Women in Tech Thursday at an awards luncheon at Tappan Hill Mansion. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- The Westchester County Association held its second annual Women in Tech awards luncheon Tuesday at the Tappan Hill Mansion In Tarrytown, honoring outstanding women and students in the STEM fields.

IBM Senior Advisor Linda Sanford, named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Business by Fortune Magazine, was a keynote speaker at the event.

The 2015 honorees included - JoAnn Difede - Ph.D., Director, Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Professor, Department of Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University; Joan Fallon, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Curemark, LLC; Lynn Macdonald, Ph.D., Executive Director, Pain, Neurology and VI Next, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Rebecca Sommi, Senior Vice President of Operations, Support and Engineering, Broadview Networks; Andrea Soto, Vice President, MasterCard; Lindsay Peckham, student, Computer Information Systems at Westchester Community College; Bridget Obermeyer, senior at Briarcliff High School.

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