Thank you for your nominations for our Remarkable Women contest!  We’re currently going through those to select four finalists as we approach International Women’s Month in March.

NEWS10 looks forward to recognizing the great contributions women have made to our nation and local communities. Remarkable Women is part of a nationwide Nexstar Media initiative to honor the influence that women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life.

NEWS10 will celebrate local women who inspire, lead and forge the way for other women. It’s not just about one day or one month — it’s about what they do, day in and day out.

In March, we’ll highlight four local women who will be considered for Nexstar’s nationwide 2023 Woman of the Year Award. One local winner will be selected to earn a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Los Angeles.

Below are some of our previous winners:

Rene Kerner

Columbia County

Rene Kerner always wanted to help people.
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Cortney Lovell

Columbia County

Courtney Lovell helps those on the road to recovery.
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Paula Barbaruolo

Niskayuna

Paula has spent years helping those in need navigate the legal system and find the justice they deserve but can’t afford. Read More…

Carol Wilkinson

Castleton-on-Hudson

It’s something Carol Wilkinson has always wanted to do, help others, and why she became a nurse. Read More…

Wendy Guntert

Hudson, N.Y.

Deputy Sheriff Wendy Guntert is a School Resource Officer and adopted to two brothers with special needs. Read More…

Patricia Dushane

Catskill, N.Y.

Patti Dushane opened a food bank in Catskill and is dedicated to making sure no one goes hungry. Read More…

Dr. Brenda Robinson

Albany, N.Y.

Dr. Brenda Robinson is blazing a new path to empower her community and work to eliminate health care disparities. Read More…

Patricia Heitz

Delmar, N.Y.

Patricia Heitz overcame childhood trauma to thrive and is teaching others in her community how to do the same. Read More…

Remarkable Women Winners Across the Country

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