Celebrating 40 years of advancing women’s leadership!


Salute to the Policy Makers

The upcoming 2024 Salute to the Policy Makers Gala on October 22 promises to be a memorable celebration of leadership and achievement. We are excited to bring together distinguished guests from various sectors to honor the contributions of high-achieving New Jersey women leaders from the private and public sectors and raise support for the next generation. Stay tuned for updates!

October 22, 2024
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Legacy Castle
141 Route 23
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

In 2022, we were delighted to finally host the gala in person after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. It was an exciting and inspirational evening as we came together to celebrate the invaluable contributions of women’s leadership.

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Exceptional industry leaders

EWNJ Past President Anna María Tejada, Esq.

Our biennial A Seat at the Table report on gender diversity proves that, along with stronger financial performance, companies with more women on their boards have fewer governance-related issues such as bribery, corruption, shareholder battles, and fraud. Salute to the Policy Makers showcases powerful women leaders who are delivering this tremendous value to their organizations.

New generations of women leaders

The Salute to the Policy Makers Gala raises funds for all of EWNJ’s networking programs, advocacy work, and leadership and mentoring initiatives including its signature Graduate Merit Award Program, which is focused on ensuring new generations of women leaders. The EWNJ Graduate Merit Award Program is the largest provider of scholarships to women who are non-traditional graduate students at New Jersey colleges and universities. To date, the program has awarded over $1.4 million in tuition assistance.