We Salute Our Washington Women Around Town for 2010

In 2010, we launched our website in Washington DC and began to write about some of the amazing women who live and work in our nation’s capital. In case you missed our stories, here they are once again so that you can read about these inspirational people. To read the full story, click on the red title.

We are just getting started in Washington and we look forward to discovering more Women Around Town in 2011. Is there someone we should write about? Let us know. You can e-mail us at mailto:WATexplorer@gmail.com.

Thanks and congratulations to all our 2010 Women Around Town!

Ada Polla—Business Ambassador

Dr. Elisabeth Simms—Passion for the Dying

Karen Akers—The Ultimate Chantoozie

Nicole Marrow Summers—

Giving Others Her Gift of Art

Dr. Rachel Brem—Breast Cancer Detective

Teresa Eyring—

“We Have Much to Accomplish Together”

About Debra Toppeta (26 Articles)
Debra Toppeta is the Publisher of Woman Around Town. After graduating from Cornell University, Debra began her career in financial services where she ultimately became the lead technical and motivational speechwriter for the members of the Executive Suite, including the CEO and several board members. Debra left financial services to attend Brooklyn Law School, graduating magna cum laude, and immediately joined a large white-shoe law firm in Manhattan where she spent eight long years working in mergers and acquisitions. Committed to public service, Debra has served on the board of a special education institution in Manhattan and, with her husband, has created several foundations to help underprivileged teens afford college. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the American Classical Orchestra, a period instrument orchestra in NYC that makes its home in Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, and was just elected to her second term on the Board of Governors of the New York Press Club. While she enjoys writing, Debra is happy to leave that to the experts and prefers to work behind the scenes of Woman Around Town getting the word out about the website, supporting all of the talented writers and keeping things legal.