Brewers Of Change

Our BREWERS OF CHANGE™ column puts a celebratory spotlight on women leaders who are creating social impact and propelling gender equity through their organizations and businesses in their respective industries. They are Women You Should Know whose missions are greater than their companies and brands.

WYSK Profile: Brenda Berkman

Captain Berkman retired from the New York City Fire Department in 2006 after 25 years of service, which included her critical role as a first responder to the World Trade Center disaster site on September 11, 2001 and in the many months following. She began her career in the fire service after winning the federal sex discrimination lawsuit she initiated that resulted in the hiring of New York City's first women firefighters....