CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of 2015 of the New Jersey Women's Hall of Fame:

Etta Rudolf Denk

Senior Vice President
NJ Market Manager
Bank of America

Jennifer A. Downing
Chief Assistant Prosecutor
Mercer County Prosecutor's Office

Caren S. Franzini
Franzini Consulting, LLC

Patrica A. Hartpence
Assistant Vice President for Corporate Giving
NJM Insurance Group

Virginia Long
Fox Rothschild, LLP

Sheila Gallagher-Montone
Publisher/Advertising (Retired)
The Times of Trenton


We hope you will join us on Friday, September 25, 2015 at The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village for the annual New Jersey Women's Hall of Fame Gala hosted by the YWCA of Trenton. During the evening the YWCA will honor 6 outstanding women and their service to our community.

Etta Rudolf Denk, Senior Vice President, Bank of America New Jersey is one of our honorees.

Etta has been with Bank of America since 2008. She is responsible for the alignment and delivery of Bank of America's marketing and charitable resources to meet constituent and community needs across New Jersey.As an active champion for meaningful change, Etta's leadership and advocacy for public and private partnerships has positively impacted many New Jersey communities. Etta's accomplishments have been widely recognized and celebrated throughout her career. A graduate of Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Etta received a BA in Urban Studies. She is a resident of Maplewood, and is active in numerous organizations.

Join us as we celebrate Etta and her fellow inductees, their service to our community and the great work done each and every day by the YWCA of Trenton!

Sponsorships and tickets are available at or by calling 609-396-8291 x 4401.

2015 Sponsors

The Gershen Group
The Gershen Group

The New Jersey Women's Hall of Fame, presented by the YWCA Trenton, was created to honor and recognize the accomplishments of women across all industries in New Jersey.

Learn more about The New Jersey Women's Hall of Fame


Inductees into the New Jersey Women's Hall of Fame are women who have made invaluable contributions to society, have elevated the status of women, have made enduring contributions to their fields of endeavor, have inspired others by their example, and have embodied the YWCA's mission of eliminating racism and empowering women within their own lives and communities.

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Each inductee of the New Jersey Women's Hall of Fame receives the Gerber Daisy (the official New Jersey Women’s Hall of Fame Award commissioned by Boehm Porcelain exclusively for the YWCA Trenton).

Gerber Daisy Award
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