Event Recap : The 2013 Visionary Awards by CEE at The Pierre Hotel

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

We had the pleasure to attend an Amazing event on October 22nd - The 2013 Visionary Awards by CEE at The Pierre Hotel 

Please Check out this Wonderful Organization -

The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school. For nearly 65 years, our mission has been to instill in young people the fourth “R”—a real-world understanding of economics and personal finance. It is only by acquiring economic and financial literacy that children can learn that there are better options for a life well lived, will be able to see opportunity on their horizon line and, ultimately, can grow into successful and productive adults capable of making informed and responsible decisions.

The Visionary Awards honors leaders who promote economic and financial literacy to create a better-informed society.


The Honorable Alan S. Blinder Visionary AwardsThe Honorable Alan S. Blinder
Former Vice–Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; and currently Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and Vice–Chairman of Promontory Interfinancial Network
Joyce B. Cowin Visionary Awards

Joyce B. Cowin
Founder of The Cowin Financial Literacy Project at Teachers College, Columbia University
Steve Liesman Visionary Awards

Steve Liesman
CNBC Senior Economics Reporter
David W. Nelms Visionary Awards

David W. Nelms
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Discover Financial Services

Mistress of Ceremonies:

Sharon Epperson
CNBC Senior Commodities Correspondent and Personal Finance Correspondent


Kathleen Brennan
11–12th Grade Teacher of AP Economics, Economics,
Financial Literacy and AP Statistics
Mount Saint Mary Academy, Watchung, NJ

Wendy Garcia-Buchanan
4th Grade Teacher of Language Arts, Math,
Social Studies and Science
Park Avenue Elementary School, Freehold, NJ

Saji James
10–12th Grade Teacher of Economics & Global History
Concord High School, Staten Island, NY
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