2019 Honoree: Ronnie Eldridge

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Ronnie Eldridge advocated for women from within as a Special Assistant to New York City’s Mayor John Lindsay, and as the only female member of the cabinet of New York Governor Mario Cuomo, heading the Division for Women. After a stint spearheading Special Projects for MS Magazine, she went on to represent the Upper West Side on New York’s City Council from 1989 to 2001. Her weekly television talk show “Eldridge & Co.” appears on CUNY


Video by Julia Fitzgerald, interviewed by Rachel Bernstein and Esther Cohen

Awards ceremony

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