Michaelson Jenet, Herod named most powerful women in business in Colorado | Legislature

Two lawmakers in the House rank among the most powerful women in business in the state and are set to be honored at a gala put on by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

Reps. Dafna Michaelson Jenet, D-Commerce City, and Leslie Herod, D-Denver, on Monday were named among the chamber’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business, an annual award and accompanying event that “celebrates and recognizes women who operate at the highest level of business performance and community leadership.”

Herod was recognized for her work in the General Assembly.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce in a year when the legislature worked so hard to help small businesses build back stronger after the enormous challenges of the pandemic,” she said in a statement.

Michaelson Jenet was named to the list based on her work as founder and president of The Journey Institute, a non-profit that…

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