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21st Annual Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award

2015 BBS was a Success!

Womanspace would like to thank all of those who attended our 21st Annual Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award Ceremony at the Hyatt Regency in Princeton on Thursday, May 14th. The night was a huge success with our Honoree Minh Dang bringing everyone to tears with her moving song, and heartfelt speech. We’re so thankful to have people who support our mission at Womanspace and are dedicated to helping our agency. The event raised a net total of $125,000 and over 320 guests attended. Thank you again for all of your support!

Click here to hear a clip from Minh’s Speech

Click here to view our 2015 Ad Journal

Pictures from the event

Board President, Kristin Keller.

Presenting Sponsor: Janssen and Minh Dang

Honoree Minh Dang and her presenter, Author Abby Sher.

Platinum Sponsor: Robin Gosnell supporting Womanspace.

Platinum Sponsor Bloomberg and Minh Dang.

Bronze Sponsor Wells Fargo and Minh Dang.

Silver Sponsor Macy’s and Minh Dang.

Platinum Sponsor Verizon and Minh Dang.

Bronze Sponsor New Jersey Manufacturers.

Womanspace Staff: Gina Vinch, Lauren Nazarian, Nathalie Nelson and Susan Adams.

Albin Family Foundation, Vacation Raffle Sponsor.

Blackrock Supporting Womanspace.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Supporting Womanspace.

Dr. Husseini Manji from Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

Womanspace staff Lauren Nazarian and Pat Hart with honoree Minh Dang and her presenter, Abby Sher.

Honoree Minh Dang and Womanspace Executive Director, Pat Hart hugging after her speech.

Womanspace Shelter Staff

PNC Bank supporting Womanspace.

Stephen Sigmund, son of Womanspace founder Barbara Boggs Sigmund and his daughter Ruby Barbara Sigmund.

Womanspace Board Members.

About our Honoree

Minh Dang joins a long list of distinguished honorees who have received the BBS award including Diane Sawyer, Faith Ringgold, Lee Woodruff, and last year’s honoree, Joe Torre. Learn more about our past honorees.  Click here to see Minh Dang bio

2015 Womanspace Board Members

2015 Event Committee

Womanspace is grateful for the 2015 Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award Event Committee, click here for the list of committee members.

How this event helps Womanspace…

Your financial support helps Womanspace provide the critical services needed by the survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their families. Womanspace also provides critical therapeutic counseling for the children affected by the trauma of family violence and operates the NJ Statewide domestic violence hotline. Last year alone, Womanspace provided services to 11,461 adults and children.


Contact Director of Development, Lauren Nazarian at 609-394-0136 or for more information.

Thank you to all of our sponsors for making our 2015 BBS Award Ceremony unforgettable!

Mercer County Emergency Services Phone Numbers

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault 24 Hour Hotline (609)394-9000

New Jersey Statewide Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline

(800) 572-SAFE (7233)

Womanspace is friendly to the deaf community. Deaf and hard of hearing individuals please text us 24/7 at (609)619-1888

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