Making a Difference in Liberia

Dawn Cooper Barnes: Making a Difference in Liberia Garden State Woman  can envision a “partnership” between exceptional women in New Jersey and exceptional women in Liberia. This editorial is hopefully the first step in that direction. Dawn Cooper Barnes and her husband, Nathaniel, are committed to making a difference in Liberia,…
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NJ Women Recognized by CREW

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network announced the recipients of its first ever "20 Under 40" program at the 2009 CREW Network Convention & Marketplace conference, which took place September 30th-October 3rd in Boston. The ceremony took place during the CREW Network 20th Anniversary Celebration Dinner. The nation's top 20…
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Isobel Wayrick Wins Smithsonian Photo Contest

Isobel Wayrick, a nature photographer and long-time contributor of travel articles and photos in Garden State Woman Magazine, has one of her photographs featured at the Smithsonian Castle, part of the Smithsonian Institute, on the National Mall in Washington DC, through January 17, 2010. The picture was taken during a…
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Nina Mitchell Wells, Esq.

During a career that spanned 32 years, Nina Mitchell Wells, Esq. has been an attorney, educator, public servant and has worked for numerous philanthropic causes. Appointed by Governor Jon S. Corzine, Nina Mitchell Wells was sworn in as Secretary of the State of New Jersey in January, 2006. As head…
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Natasha Ziabkina Joins Riker Danzig as Partner

Natasha Ziabkina has joined Morristown-based Riker Danzig’s Corporate Practice Group as a partner, resident in the firm's New York office. Formerly a partner at Baker & McKenzie, Ms. Ziabkina brings extensive experience in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, corporate finance and public and private securities transactions, and…
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