The New York State American Association of University Women (AAUW) has chosen Jefferson County Branch member Janice M. Brown, Philadelphia, NY, as a 2013 AAUW Emerging Leader. The Emerging Leader award is presented to members who demonstrate leadership potential through their enthusiasm, creative ideas, and commitment to AAUW’s mission. Ms. Brown is active in her branch as the Education Opportunity Fund (EOF) representative and the board Vice President. She also represents the branch at the state and national level as the New York State Education Opportunity Fund representative. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree and MBA degree in Health Care Management from South University.