WEST ORANGE, NJ - Emerge NJ is hosting their second Women of Achievement Fall Gala at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, on October 12, 2017 at 7 pm.
Emerge NJ is honoring Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver (potentially the next Lieutenant Governor), Tammy Murphy the potential 1st lady of the state, Marguerite Schaffer Somerset Democrat Chair, Dr. Khyati Joshi Co-Chair NJ State South Asian Caucus, Patricia Medina Campos, President of LUPE PAC.
In five years Emerge NJ’s has graduated 68, women, 12 have run for political office, and seven have been elected. The organization is proud that for the first time they have 15 alumnae on the ballot in 2017. This year’s gala they will be celebrating the alumnae, women running for elected office and their "Women of Achievement".
Emerge America has recently been selected by Hillary Clinton as one of five organizations for her Onward Together organization that supports the work organizations are doing to change the political landscape in the United States. Emerge NJ is one of 22 states operating in the US training women to run for public office. Nationally, they have graduated 2700 women and 80% have been elected to state and local office, BOE and US Congress.
The Fall gala is one of the ways that Emerge NJ raises money to support the work they do. For more information on the Women of Achievement Gala, contact Truscha Quatrone 973 541 9595 tickets can purchased at https://act.myngp.com/Forms/144821533629482752