UNO Press Releases

Six Alumnae Honored as New Orleans CityBusiness 2012 Women of the Year

November 28, 2012

Six University of New Orleans alumnae were honored as New Orleans CityBusiness 2012 Women of the Year. The awards, now in their 14th year, honor women for their contributions to their fields, community achievements and civic involvement. This year's pool of nominees included more than 500 local women who are leaders in their fields.

The honorees who graduated from UNO are: Melissa Elliot, Express Employment Professionals franchise owner; Millie Harris, Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy executive director; Aundrea Kloor-Daly, University of New Orleans MBA and Health Care Programs director; Dawn Laborie, LaPorte CPAs and Business Advisors vice president of assurance services; Jan Ramsey, OffBeat publisher and editor-in-chief; and Lisa Winningkoff, Stewart Enterprises senior vice president, corporate secretary and senior administrative officer.

The 2012 Women of the Year were honored at a Nov. 16 luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.