You know an event is about female empowerment when the event space converts most of the men’s rooms to additional women’s rooms. So it was at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich on Friday, Oct. 27, as more than 700 women – and more than a few good men as well – gathered for the Women’s Business Development Council’s (WBDC) “Women Rising 2023” award luncheon and fundraiser.
The event drew such heavy hitters as Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, Lieut. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and keynote speaker Katrina Adams, the groundbreaking former president and chair of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) in White Plains and president and executive director of the Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program (HJTEP).