NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA of the City of New York (YW) announced that Michelle Borré, sole Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Fundamental Alternatives Fund (QVOPX) and lead Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Capital Income Fund (OPPEX), along with more than 20 prominent women executives from leading corporations, were recognized during the 43rd Annual Academy of Women Leaders SALUTE Luncheon, on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Marriot Marquis Hotel. Ms. Borré and the other executives were inducted into the YW Academy of Women Leaders Class of 2016.
The YW Academy is comprised of senior level women who exemplify a commitment to leading with excellence, mentoring others, advancing the business via clearly identifiable outcomes, and representing the values of the business internally and externally by way of sector impact and public service. The Academy has more than 3,000 women leaders and includes such luminaries as Shelly Lazarus, Chairman Emeritus, Ogilvy & Mather; Sylvia Rhone, CEO & Founder, Vested in Culture; Margaret Kean, CEO, Synchrony Bank; and Marie Chandoha, President & CEO, Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.
"Providing opportunities for women in leadership is critical to the mission of the YWCA of the City of New York, whose programs have empowered New York City women since its inception 158 years ago," said Chief Executive Officer at the YWCA of the City of New York, Dr. Danielle Moss Lee. Each of the honorees exemplify the values that we strive to impart at the YW: diversity, equality, leadership and empowerment," she added.
For over 40 years, the SALUTE Luncheon has been one of the nation's largest, most visible and important tributes to professional women leaders and the premiere event for showcasing trailblazing women in business. Each year, influencers from the private, public, and social sectors nominate women from their companies or organizations who are helping them to deliver on their values in noticeable and impactful ways.
Ms. Borré serves as the sole Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Fundamental Alternatives Fund (QVOPX) and the lead Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Capital Income Fund (OPPEX). Previously, she served as a Senior Research Analyst covering special situations for the firm's Value investment team. Prior to joining OppenheimerFunds in 2003, Borré held various positions at J&W Seligman, including Managing Director and Partner.
Ms. Borré received her Bachelor's degree from Barnard College, Columbia University, where she graduated Cum Laude and with Departmental Honors. She holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School with membership in Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society and is a CFA charterholder.
Ms. Borré served at Columbia Business School for a decade as an Adjunct Professor of Finance and Economics and served two years on the Executive Advisory Board at The Heilbrunn Center for Graham and Dodd Investing. An active member of her community, Michelle lends her time and support to Concrete Safaris in East Harlem which provides youth with the experiential education to become environmental leaders and health advocates for themselves and their communities, and The Possibility Project, a nonprofit theater program for youth in foster care in New York City.
For more information about the SALUTE luncheon and the 2016 honorees, please visit www.ywcanyc.org.
About the YWCA of the City of New York
The YWCA of the City of New York was founded in 1858 to provide safe housing and educational resources for women. In its 158 years of operation, the organization has maintained its commitment to advancement and opportunity for girls and women through housing, job training and educational classes, while upholding its commitment to the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women. For additional information about SALUTE, visit the YWCA-NYC website at www.ywcanyc.org or call 212.735.9702.
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