Roslyn Testo-Cardish ‘08

Harnessing the Power and Dedication of Women Leaders to Transform Local Communities

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Visit 50 years of women at Iona College site Roslyn is a proud Iona College graduate who cares deeply about the community she lives in and strives to empower women in need everyday. She is the Director of Strategic Engagement & Partnership at United Ways of the Greater Capital Region in Albany, NY, but is most passionate about the non-profit’s affinity group, Women United. This group harnesses the power and dedication of women leaders to transform local communities. Roslyn leads the group and has created a leadership committee of local empowered women, who work together to improve the lives of women in their community. Roslyn and Women United recently held a Shark Tank style event called “Perfect Pitch”, where the agency with the “perfect pitch” was awarded funding from United Way. In Spring 2020, Women United will host a Ready for Work fair to help women become more prepared to take the next step in their professional careers.

Roslyn’s service to her community is changing lives as she encourages women to help women.

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