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:
Founder & Director, Agency Abron
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)
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
Founder and Executive Director, INTech Foundation, Inc.
CEO & Founder, ThePLUG and BLKTECH Interactive
Executive Director, Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte
|Natalia Flores, APR
PR Director, AC&M Group
Commissioner, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA)
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.
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.