Irish America celebrated its 2018 Power Women in New York this week with the induction of six phenomenal leaders of business, journalism, and politics. ℘℘℘ Irish America magazine inducted six industry leaders to the 2018 Power Women at an electric breakfast at the Bank of Ireland Startlab in Manhattan on May 17. The inductees includedRead more..
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Irish America and WearingIrish are joining forces to host the Irish America Power Women Celebratory Breakfast on Thursday, May 17 at the Bank of Ireland startlab in New York City. The breakfast, part of a two-day showcase of the top emerging Irish designers called WearingIrish2018NYC, will see six inductees to the Irish America Power Women alongRead more..
On June 30th, Irish America magazine celebrated the Top 50 Power Women with an awards luncheon in Manhattan. The event highlighted some of the most influential and innovative Irish and Irish American women working across multiple fields, from media, literature, and the arts to politics, finance, and medicine. While the list and luncheon showcased howRead more..
Susan Ungaro is president of the James Beard Foundation, the leading culinary organization in the U.S. Since taking on the role in 2006, Ungaro has overseen significant growth in global awareness of the Foundation, expanded the number of educational and thought-leadership initiatives, and increased the organization’s culinary scholarship program, which this year will award $750,000 inRead more..
Pauline Ann Turley is the vice chair of the Irish Arts Center, New York. She holds a B.A. in Drama and Theatre Studies from Trinity College Dublin. Pauline recalls how she moved to New York right out of college at age 23, knowing no-one, and started as an intern at the Irish Arts Center. “BeingRead more..
Anne Sweeney is former co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of the Disney/ABC Television Group, having left her post earlier this year to pursue a career in television directing. A leading industry figure, she was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business by Fortune and one of The World’s 100 Most Powerful WomenRead more..
Regina Sullivan is the head of Shared Services at Fidelity International, a position she has held since 2013. She obtained her B.A. from Boston College, a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, and a risk management certificate from the Wharton Executive Education Program. Regina notes that in 2015 Fidelity International, which has operated in IrelandRead more..
Megan Smolenyak is a real life history detective who loves to solve mysteries. You might have spotted Megan or her handiwork on Top Chef, Who Do You Think You Are?, Finding Your Roots, Faces of America, Good Morning America, the Today Show, The Early Show, CNN, PBS and NPR. Her news-making discoveries include uncovering Michelle Obama’s family tree, revealing the true story ofRead more..
Jean Kennedy Smith is the former United States Ambassador to Ireland and founder of VSA, an international organization that provides arts and education opportunities for people with disabilities and increases access to the arts for all. In recognition of her work for peace, she was named an honorary citizen of Ireland by Irish President MaryRead more..
Aine Sheridan is the executive assistant to the chairman of Capital Management LLC at Mutual of America Life Insurance Company. Born in Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford with a mother from Co. Westmeath, she attended the Goff Street Business Academy, in Co. Roscommon, where she obtained an honors diploma in business administration. In 1991 Aine joined FlannellyRead more..