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March 27, 2014
The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the seven winners of the Burlington County Advisory Council on Women’s Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards.
“The Outstanding Women Awards highlight the great accomplishments of deserving women across Burlington County,” said Freeholder Director Leah Arter. “We are proud of all the winners and wish them the best in their continuing efforts to serve the community.”
The winners have been chosen from several areas of exceptional service in addition to two student scholarship awards. They will be honored at a banquet on Thursday, March 27th at The Merion Caterers in Cinnaminson. The banquet provides a forum to explore and learn more about the often-unpublicized activities of the award winners.
Volunteerism Category Winner: Judith Glick Buckman
Ms. Buckman has a BA in Elementary Education from American University and an MBA in Management and Marketing from Rutgers University. She is currently an employee at Hill International (Mt. Laurel) in the Marketing Department.
In addition to her educational and professional accomplishments, Ms. Buckman is a founding member of the Alice Paul Institute, where she sat on the Executive Board for 10 years, organized the Alice Paul 100th Birthday Celebration and developed The Alice Paul Institute’s Girls Leadership Program. She has been a member of the National Organization for Women (NOW) for 41 years where she has presented workshops on Leadership Development.
Ms. Buckman has served on the “Running and Winning” committee of the Burlington County League of Women Voters and co-produced “A Conversation on Race in America” at the Burlington County College in collaboration with the Southern Burlington County NAACP, along with a host of other accomplishments and community service initiatives.