Meet the New York Recipients of the 2018 #WLPower15 Awards

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Walker’s Legacy to honor 15 New York 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 New York #WLPower15 honorees:

Alison Mariella Désir

Founder, Harlem Run

Kristy Wallace

CEO, Ellevate Network

Alize Garcia

External Affairs Manager, Intersection

Mandy Bowman

Founder & CEO, Official Black Wall Street

Dia Simms

President, Combes Enterprises

Rosa Garcia

President & CEO, Mott Haven Hospitality Group

Esther-Mireya Tejeda

Head of Corporate Communications & PR, Entercom

Stephanie Wash

Coordinating Producer, ABC News

Jamilah Lemieux

Writer, Cultural Critic and Communications Strategist

Tamika Mallory

Co-Chair, The Women’s March

Jeanne Mullgrav

Executive Vice President, Capalino+Company

Tara Darnley

Co-Founder, Dreams Inspire Reality & Darlyng & Co.

Tola Lawal

Executive Director, Gyrl Wonder

Victoria Pratt

Judge, City of Newark, New Jersey

Xian Horn

Founder & Executive Director, Changeblazer & Give Beauty Wings

Honorees will be recognized at a private awards dinner in New York on November 7, 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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