NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA of the City of New York (YW) announced that Michelle Borré, sole Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Fundamental Alternatives Fund ( QVOPX) and lead Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Capital Income Fund ( OPPEX), along with more than 20 prominent women executives from leading corporations, were recognized during the 43 rd Annual Academy of Women Leaders SALUTE Luncheon, on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Marriot Marquis Hotel. Ms. Borré and the other executives were inducted into the YW Academy of Women Leaders Class of 2016.
The YW Academy is comprised of senior level women who exemplify a commitment to leading with excellence, mentoring others, advancing the business via clearly identifiable outcomes, and representing the values of the business internally and externally by way of sector impact and public service. The Academy has more than 3,000 women leaders and includes such luminaries as Shelly Lazarus, Chairman Emeritus, Ogilvy & Mather; Sylvia Rhone, CEO & Founder, Vested in Culture; Margaret Kean, CEO, Synchrony Bank; and Marie Chandoha, President & CEO, Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. "Providing opportunities for women in leadership is critical to the mission of the YWCA of the City of New York, whose programs have empowered New York City women since its inception 158 years ago," said Chief Executive Officer at the YWCA of the City of New York, Dr. Danielle Moss Lee. Each of the honorees exemplify the values that we strive to impart at the YW: diversity, equality, leadership and empowerment," she added. For over 40 years, the SALUTE Luncheon has been one of the nation's largest, most visible and important tributes to professional women leaders and the premiere event for showcasing trailblazing women in business. Each year, influencers from the private, public, and social sectors nominate women from their companies or organizations who are helping them to deliver on their values in noticeable and impactful ways.