In 1978, Cliff Ensley ’69, ’70, G’71 had an idea to start his own business and just $2,500 to do it. He was used to taking on challenges—there was no stopping him. Growing up, he struggled with a learning disability—at…
WISE Women’s Business Center Director Joanne Lenweaver Honored
Joanne Lenweaver, director of the WISE Women’s Business Center—a program of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management—was recognized with the 2015 Outstanding Mentor Award at the inaugural Successful Business Women Awards on Sept. 24. Lenweaver was one of 13 recipients to be recognized as an industry leader who works to ignite success in women across the Central New York region. The awards event is presented by Her HeartBeat and Business Journal News Network produced by BizEventz.
“The awards were founded to honor women in our CNY community who are not only successful in their business or industry, but who go above and beyond by paying it forward through igniting success in other women, organizations or communities,” said Leisha Doherty, event producer and founder of Her Heartbeat.
“Joanne Lenweaver’s honor as Outstanding Mentor at the Successful Business Women Awards is well deserved,” notes Terry Brown, executive director of the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship at the Whitman School. “She works tirelessly to support women in their entrepreneurial journey and has a passion for helping others to realize their dreams and help them become a reality.”