Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions

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Honoree, Dima Elissa, 
Chief Executive Officer & Founder VisMed-3D, & guests enjoy the Chicago reception
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
Chicago, IL

Honoree, Dima Elissa, Chief Executive Officer & Founder VisMed-3D, & guests enjoy the Chicago reception

New York, NY
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
New York, NY

Honoree, Dr. Joyce Valeria Brown
Founder, Joyce V. Brown Consulting Group, LLC, & guests enjoy the Chicago reception
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
Chicago, IL

Honoree, Dr. Joyce Valeria Brown Founder, Joyce V. Brown Consulting Group, LLC, & guests enjoy the Chicago reception

Los Angeles, LA
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Los Angeles, LA

Honoree, Geneen Harston,
Vice President of News, Rivet Radio, & guests enjoy the Chicago reception.
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
Chicago, IL

Honoree, Geneen Harston, Vice President of News, Rivet Radio, & guests enjoy the Chicago reception.

New York, NY
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Honoree, Dr. Lia P. Gallo-Urrego,
Owner, GDC Smiles, and Atlanta MC Astrid Martinez
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Atlanta, GA

Honoree, Dr. Lia P. Gallo-Urrego, Owner, GDC Smiles, and Atlanta MC Astrid Martinez

NY State Sen. Jesse Hamilton provides keynote remarks during the New York reception
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
New York, NY

NY State Sen. Jesse Hamilton provides keynote remarks during the New York reception

Honoree, Dr. Shekina Farr Moore,
Founder, B2F Girls, and guest enjoy the Atlanta reception
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
Atlanta, GA

Honoree, Dr. Shekina Farr Moore, Founder, B2F Girls, and guest enjoy the Atlanta reception

Chicago, IL
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
Chicago, IL

Honoree, Amal Berry, Manager, Diversity and Inclusion, DTE Energy, and her children join us for the Detroit reception
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
Detroit, MI

Honoree, Amal Berry, Manager, Diversity and Inclusion, DTE Energy, and her children join us for the Detroit reception

Honoree, Meggan Bishop Oirech,
Founder, @CHNOSTORE, and guests join us for the Los Angeles reception
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
Los Angeles, CA

Honoree, Meggan Bishop Oirech, Founder, @CHNOSTORE, and guests join us for the Los Angeles reception

Honoree, Grace Montero, Co-Founder, Social Sushi, and guests join us for the Detroit reception
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
Detroit, MI

Honoree, Grace Montero, Co-Founder, Social Sushi, and guests join us for the Detroit reception

Guests join us for the Los Angeles reception
Recap | 2017 National #WLPower25 Award Receptions
Los Angeles, CA

Guests join us for the Los Angeles reception

Walker’s Legacy, a global platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman, announced the recipients of its 2017 #WLPower25 Award in Atlanta, GA; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, LA; New York, NY; and Houston, TX.  #WLPower25 honorees are women leaders who thrive in an array of industries including technology, media, corporate business, art, and education.

Hosted nationally by WeWork, a global company that provides small businesses, startups, freelancers, large enterprises, and everyone in between with workspace, community, and services, the #WLPower25 Award Receptions were held to recognize a total of 150 multicultural women work as change agents within their local community.

Continue reading for a recap of this national program and to learn more about our national honorees.


Atlanta #WLPower25 | October 12, 2017


The Atlanta #WLPower25 Awards Reception took place on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the WeWork Tower Place location. Among the honorees were Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed, First Lady of the City of Atlanta; Meria Joel Carstarphen, Ed.D, Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools; and Joy Rohadfox, CEO, Atlanta’s Rohadfox Construction Control Services Corporation.

More information on the Atlanta honorees can be found here.

 

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Detroit #WLPower25 | October 18, 2017


The Detroit #WLPower25 Awards Reception took place on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the WeWork Campus Martius location. Among the honorees were Amal Berry, Manager, Diversity and Inclusion, DTE Energy; Pam Lewis, President, New Economy Initiative; and Gail Perry-Mason, Vice President, Oppenheimer and Investments and Founder, Money Matters for Youth.

More information on the Detroit honorees can be found here.

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Chicago #WLPower25 | October 19, 2017


The Chicago #WLPower25 Awards Reception took place on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the WeWork National Building location. Among the honorees were McGhee Williams Osse, CEO of Burrell Communications; Ayesha Jaco, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Lupe Fiasco Foundation; and Lizette Williams, Multicultural Marketing Leader, North America, Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

More information on the Chicago honorees can be found here.

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Los Angeles #WLPower25 | October 26, 2017


The Los Angeles #WLPower25 Awards Reception took place on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the WeWork Fine Arts location. Among the honorees were Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, Executive Vice President, Entertainment Diversity, Inclusion & Communications at CBS Entertainment; Belinda Frazier, Director, Diversity Outreach at The Walt Disney Company; and Desireé LeSassier, Manager, Player Relations at Los Angeles Lakers

More information on the Los Angeles honorees can be found here.

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New York #WLPower25 | November 9, 2017


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Houston #WLPower25 | December 14, 2017


 

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The Houston #WLPower25 Awards Reception took place on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at WeWork Houston Galleria. Among the honorees were Zawadi Bryant, CEO, Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care; ReShonda Tate Billingsley, Author, Journalist, & Publisher, Brown Girls Books; and Ashley Turner, First Daughter, City of Houston.

More information on the Houston honorees can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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