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11 December 2015

Prudential’s Valerie Mauriello receives NAFE Women of Excellence Award

Mauriello recognized for exceptional mentoring and leadership

NEWARK, N.J., December 11, 2015 - The National Association for Female Executives, NAFE, has named Valerie Mauriello, Vice President of Risk Management, as a 2015 Women of Excellence Award recipient in the Mentor category. “The impressive 2015 NAFE Women of Excellence awardees include individuals who are exceptional at their jobs and notable for ensuring the success of women and girls,” says Dr. Betty Spence, NAFE president. “These awards spotlight unsung heroes both for their achievements and for their commitment to gender equity.”

Valerie Mauriello was recognized for her role in creating the Women in Finance network for junior to mid-level executives at the company and encouraging senior women to mentor and sponsor other women. She also led in the creation of the group Networking Enhances Women’s Success, or NEWS, for senior executive women and has also sponsored women’s Executive Resource Groups that focus on leadership skills and networking.

Subha Barry, vice president, general manager, Working Mother Media, says, "The NAFE Women of Excellence are a great illustration of the divergent paths to success. From finance to global diversity, the award recipients are exemplary for their leadership and achievement."

Working Mother Media, a division of Bonnier Corporation (, publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website,, and the Working Mother Research Institute. The National Association for Female Executives (, Diversity Best Practices ( are also units within WMM. Working Mother Media’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine reaches more than 2 million readers and is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers; gives working mothers @home and @work advice, solutions, and ideas. Please follow us on Facebook or on Twitter.

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