WEST ORANGE, NJ - Emerge NJ is hosting its second Women of Achievement Fall Gala at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, on Oct. 12, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Emerge NJ is honoring Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver, potential next Lieutenant Governor; Tammy Murphy, potential first lady of the state; Marguerite Schaffer, Somerset Democrat Chair; Dr. Khyati Joshi, Co-Chair NJ State South Asian Caucus; and 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 will celebrate alumni, 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 percent 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 HERE.