According to Schneps Media, the host company of The Power Women of Long Island Awards, “The November 2021 event honored fearless females who make Long Island the thriving and vibrant place it is to work, live and do business. When women support women, amazing things happen.”
Angela Zimmerman, M.P.A., Director of Development and Special Projects at Molloy was one of the women recognized at the ceremony.
In addition to her development efforts for the College, Zimmerman coordinates the “Long Island: How Did We Get Here?” project that is funded by the Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation to study Long Island history. She also manages the Family Support LI @Molloy effort, oversees Molloy’s Energeia for Teens regional service-learning initiative, and is an adjunct instructor in the psychology department.
“Working within the Molloy community and Advancement team has provided a wonderful and fulfilling platform to learn and grow as a leader and professional,” she said. “Molloy is, indeed, a very special place whose mission is a true beacon in these dynamic times. I am humbled by this award and proud to have been recognized in the company of such distinguished women leaders of Long Island.”
Prior to Molloy, Angela spent 35 years in government and the not-for-profit sector. Angela holds a master’s in Public & Health Care Administration; is a certified National Empowerment Skills for Leaders instructor and has participated in numerous certificate programs in leadership, community development, and fundraising. She has received several local and statewide awards for her work. She also volunteers with a number of community initiatives, and serves on the board of directors at Bethany House.
“We pride ourselves on ‘hiring for mission’ at Molloy,” said Vice president for Advancement, Edward J. Thompson. “In that regard, there has been no better hire than Angela Zimmerman, who lives and breathes Molloy’s transformative mission. Angela’s enthusiasm for the cause is a major reason she and her team have significantly increased scholarship giving to Molloy in recent years.”
One hundred percent of the evening’s raffle proceeds went to Life’s WORC, commemorating 50 years of making a difference in the lives people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.