NEW YORK, NY (December 9, 2021)—Seramount announced the 2021 Women of Excellence honorees today, recognizing women executives for their outstanding leadership and business success, and equally important, for working to ensure the success of other women and girls.

“We are proud to honor our 2021 Women of Excellence, women who have demonstrated brilliant leadership in their fields and in implementing change for women to support their success,” says Betty Spence, Head of Women’s Advancement at Seramount. “Our seven relentless and giving honorees grace their companies and communities with their dedication and leadership.”

Here are this year’s 2021 Women of Excellence recipients:

Woman of Achievement
Anne Chow, CEO, AT&T Business

P&L Executive of the Year
Chloe Barzey, Managing Director, Accenture

Sharda Cherwoo, Independent Board Director, Doma Holdings Inc., World Fuel Services Corp. & Land O’Lakes Inc., Doma Inc., World Quantum Growth Acquisition Corp.

Rising Star
Tessa (Allen) Kosal, Design Program Manager – Global Advanced Design, General Motors

Corporate Women’s Champion
Aimee George Leary, Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Mentor Maven
Debbie Opiekun, Executive Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer, Leidos

Robyn Shepherd, Head of Corporate Engagement, Bridgewater Associates

Seramount, now part of EAB, is a strategic professional services firm dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Over four decades, partnering with some of the most iconic companies in the world, we’ve built a deep, data-driven understanding of the employee experience, which lays the groundwork for everything we do. Our comprehensive DEI toolkit includes actionable research and insights, membership, strategic guidance and consulting, and inspiring events, meeting each client’s needs no matter where they are on their journey and guiding them along an ever-changing landscape. Seramount has empowered over 450 organizations to realize the business benefits of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Learn more at