Celebrate the Night in Black and White!

This celebratory evening benefits the critical services provided by A New Leaf's homeless and domestic violence shelters. Guests will be treated to a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, live entertainment, auctions, dancing, and many surprises throughout this special evening of giving.

Join Us for the 35th Annual Camaraderie Gala:

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 6 - 11 pm

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

Arizona Ballroom

5402 E Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

2019 Barbara Barrett AWEE Icon Awardee, Susan Freeman

  • The Barbara Barrett AWEE Icon Award was established by Arizona Women’s Education and Employment in 2018 to recognize a woman each year who has overcome obstacles and made extraordinary contributions to society. The award is named for Barbara Barrett, the inaugural award recipient, in recognition of her lifetime of service to her community and nation.

    The 2019 Barbara Barrett AWEE Icon Award recipient is Susan Freeman. Susan was a founding board member of Arizona Women’s Education and Employment. She filed AWEE’s original articles of incorporation in 1981. Susan Freeman is a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP who concentrates on business bankruptcy and appeals of all kinds. She is the only lawyer invited to membership (and leadership) in both the American College of Bankruptcy and the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Susan has briefed and argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, and speaks at seminars in Arizona and nationally.