Meet the Charlotte Recipients of the 2018 #WLPower15 Awards

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Walker’s Legacy to honor 15 Charlotte businesswomen as part national awards programming


Walker’s Legacy, a global platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman, is proud to announce the recipients of its annual Power Awards. The Walker’s Legacy Power Awards program is part of a national effort by the organization to recognize the achievements of notable business and community leaders.  In total,  Walker’s Legacy honors 150 women through its local #WLPower15 awards which take place in the organization’s 10-city footprint.

The recognition celebrates multicultural women who thrive in an array of industries including social entrepreneurship, business, technology, media, and real estate among others.

Below are the 2018 Charlotte #WLPower15 honorees:

Vanessa Abron

Founder & Director, Agency Abron

Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders

Sr. Vice President, Global Corporate Services and Enterprise Associates Service Executive, Bank of America Corporation

Dr. Sayanti Basu

Global Marketing Executive, Berry Global, Inc.

Dr. Lisa Toppin

Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer and Talent Manager Leader, LPL Financial

Vickie L. Evans

CEO & Founder, Performing Arts and Literary Society (PALS)

Angie Vincent-Hamacher

Shareholder, Robinson Bradshaw

Sonya L. Hopson

CEO, HIRE Strategies

Dr. LaTanya Bowman

Chiropractor and Owner, Discovery Chiropractic and Wellness

Kobi Kennedy Brinson

Partner and Chair, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Winston and Strawn LLP

Khalia Braswell

Founder and Executive Director, INTech Foundation, Inc.

Sherrell Dorsey

CEO & Founder, ThePLUG and BLKTECH Interactive

Rocio Gonzales

Executive Director, Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte

Natalia Flores, APR

PR Director, AC&M Group

Jacquie McWilliams

Commissioner, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA)

Astrid Chirinos

Executive Director, Simmons YMCA in East Charlotte

 

Honorees will be recognized at a private awards dinner in Charlotte on November 16, 2018.

Past national Walker’s Legacy Power Award recipients include Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor of the City of Atlanta, GA; Latanya Mapp Frett, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Global; Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, Executive Vice President of Entertainment Diversity, Inclusion, and Communications at CBS Entertainment; and Miko Branch, co-founder of Miss Jessie’s, among other notable honorees.

For more information on Walker’s Legacy and the national recipients of the 2018 Power Awards, please visit www.walkerslegacy.com.

 

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About Walker’s Legacy: Walker’s Legacy is a global platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman. We exist to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.
About the Walker’s Legacy 2018 Power 15 Awards: The Walker’s Legacy Power 15 Awards is a national effort by the organization to recognize the achievements of notable business and community leaders.  In partnership with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and AARP, this recognition celebrates multicultural women who thrive in an array of industries including social entrepreneurship, business, technology, media, and real estate among others.

 

Walker's Legacy

Walker's Legacy

Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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