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The "Masterpiece" Meetup Mix & Mingle

The "Masterpiece" Meetup Mix & Mingle

Time to shake off the winter blues and rev your networking engine in 2018! Enjoy an evening of fun, laughs and networking with the NYS Women, Inc. Buffalo-Niagara Chapter 716 style with a Buffalo Paint Night at Pinot's Palette.

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A Sense of Purpose: A young woman's journey from war-ravaged Uganda to Buffalo

A Sense of Purpose: A young woman's journey from war-ravaged Uganda to Buffalo

Ms. Anita Lucky Lakareber was born in Northern Uganda, and she lived through the decades of armed conflict between the Government of Uganda and Lord's Resistance Army. Anita relocated to safety in New York State from where she graduated with Honors in Liberal Arts and Sciences from Erie Community College. Currently, Anita is a student at D’Youville College pursuing a bachelor’s of science in nursing. Before relocating to the US, Anita co-founded the United Youth Entertainment—a non-profit organization in her native Uganda, with a group of war affected orphans.
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Why am I part of BNC...

You may be wondering if NYS Women Inc. is a good use of your valuable time. It is. I've been a member since 1999 and have made great contacts, great friends, learned a lot about a variety of topics and enjoyed wonderful food. What else could be worth only a couple hours of your time per month?

Amy Jo Lauber, CFP
Lauber Financial Planning


The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women, Inc. – fosters the success of women in the workforce throughout Western New York; offering career advancement resources, work/life strategies, leadership development, and personal and professional connections.

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Women In Leadership Award

November 2017 Honoree

Annette PinderAnnette Pinder
President/publisher, Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine


Annette Pinder is the President and Publisher of Buffalo Healthy Living, a free full-color magazine established in 2010, and read by about 150,000 people each month in print, and online. A benefit corporation, Buffalo Healthy Living is a for-profit entity that is devoted to health, fitness, and nutrition for people of all ages. Benefit corporations are authorized in only 33 states and the District of Columbia, and are unique in that they have a social responsibility to positively impact the community and the environment.

Prior to becoming a publisher, Annette was the Vice President of Marketing and Development for a non-profit organization, the marketing director of a large law firm, an assistant to the editor of the publications department of a major national corporation, and an executive assistant at University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor.  

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