Meet the Detroit Recipients of the 2018 #WLPower15 Awards

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Walker’s Legacy to honor 15 Detroit 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 Detroit #WLPower15 honorees:

Alisha Opperman

Chief Program Officer, Michigan Community Resources

Jacqueline Howard

Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, Ally Financial

Ambra Redrick

Founder & CEO, Teen HYPE

Kiesha Jackson

Executive Director & Founder, Caleb’s Kids

Carly Li

Manager, Strategy & Analytics, The Taubman Company, LLC

Monica L. Martinez

Sr. Vice President, External Affairs and Michigan & National Hispanic Business Development Director, Comerica Bank

Chenita W. Gary

Founder & Leads Efficiency Director, Optimal Virtual Staffing Solution LLC

Tahirih Ziegler

Executive Director, Detroit Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Ebony Cochran

Owner, Blackwood Credit Services

Shamyle Dobbs, MSW, JD

CEO, Michigan Community Resources

Fattum Mutahr

Global Program Manager, General Motors and CEO, Iqama Magazine

Anika Jackson

Co-founder, TEN Nail Bar and Vice President, Jackson Asset Management  

Kimberly Dowdell

Partner, Century Partners

Kimberly Harrington

CEO, Phlebotomy Express Training Center

Lauren Daniels

Owner and CEO,  Sumptuous Spirits, LLC

Honorees will be recognized at a private awards dinner in Detroit on November 26, 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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