The Great Naples Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has announced its 2011 “Women of Achievement,” and we are thrilled to see TIF Executive Director Liz Allbritten on that list.
Liz will be recognized along with co-honorees Mary B. Brown, Karen Conley, Kathy Feinstein, Joanna Fitzgerald, L. Patt Franciosi, Kerry M. Geroy, Dawn Montecalvo, Sandy Parker, and Kim Slote at a benefit luncheon at 11 a.m. on March 10, 2011 at Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples.
WINK-TV news anchor Lois Thome will speak at the event. The luncheon will also feature a prize drawing and silent auction.
Liz, who took over at the helm of TIF in March 2010, boasts a career that spans 23 years in higher education as well as education programs and nonprofits. She was vice president of Take Stock in Children with the Education Foundation of Collier County, and has held positions at Broward Community College including director of student life and development. Liz was also a corporate facilitator working with diverse organizations such as Reebok International, Pfizer Corporation, Burger King and Florida International University.
In 2006, Liz was named Volunteer of the Year by The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Active in the community, she has worked with PACE Center for Girls and the United Arts Council Stars in the Arts celebration.
If you would like to join Liz at the March 10 luncheon, tickets are $75 and all proceeds will be used to fund AAUW Educational Opportunities, AAUW Legal Advocacy, and local scholarships sponsored by the Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation, Inc. To learn more or to make a reservation, visit the AAUW site here.