The San Juan Daily Star
Manufacturers Association recognizes González Colón with award
By The Star Staff
Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González Colón was recognized over the weekend by the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association (AIPR by its Spanish initials) with the Outstanding Woman of Puerto Rico award.
The recognition was presented to González Colón by the AIPR President Eric Santiago Justiniano and Executive Vice President Yandia Pérez. The resident commissioner thanked the AIPR for the award and highlighted its support in their joint efforts to promote progress in Puerto Rico.
During the convention, González Colón also participated in a question and answer session in which she addressed issues on her agenda in health, energy, reconstruction and other priority issues for the island.
The resident commissioner emphasized the importance of the private sector in her legislative work and stressed that it is the government’s responsibility to create an enabling environment for private enterprise to play its role as an economic engine.
The convention, which took place at the Conquistador Hotel in Fajardo, was attended by representatives of various industries and companies in Puerto Rico.