Lunch honors Queens women 1

Talk about a power lunch.

Twenty-five female leaders of organizations across Queens — including Voces Latinas, the 82nd Street Partnership, the Jamaica Center for Arts and Culture and Queens Botanical Garden — united Tuesday at the Queens Museum for Women’s History Month.

The event, hosted by City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, also pinpointed areas of strife for women in leadership.

“As a single parent, I had my own set of problems and difficulties in pursuing a career and raising two daughters,” said City Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz.

Ferreras also reinforced how women must advocate for and support each other.

“It is important to understand that women do not make it to positions of leadership the same way that men do. We must create our own paths,” she said.

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