Walker’s Legacy, a platform for the multicultural woman in business and entrepreneurship, will honor twenty-five (25) female leaders
Walker’s Legacy, a global platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman, is proud to announce the recipients of its Annual Power25 Awards hosted by WeWork, a global company that provides small businesses, startups, freelancers, large enterprises, and everyone in between with the workspace, community, and services they need to make a life.
Recipients of the Walker’s Legacy Power25 Atlanta Awards are women who have thrived in an array of industries including technology, media, corporate, business, and education.
2017 Atlanta honorees include:
Chief of Staff, City of Atlanta
|Dr. Ayanna Howard
Chair in Bioengineering in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
CEO and Co-Founder of Techturized, Inc.
Social Entrepreneur, Founder of Goodr Food Rescue
CEO, Atlanta Housing Authority
CEO, Atlanta’s Rohadfox Construction Control Services Corp
Diversity Coordinator at TechSquare Labs
President, Dekalb County Chamber of Commerce
|Dr. Nicole Evans Ross
Owner, Right At Home East Atlanta
|Keisha Lance Bottoms
Atlanta Councilmember, Atlanta mayoral candidate
Founder, Living Walls
|Dr. Lia P. Gallo-Urrego
Owner, GDC Smiles
|Dr. Roshawnna Novellus
Inconspicuous Start-Up Founder
|Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed
First Lady of the City of Atlanta
|Meria Joel Carstarphen, Ed.D
Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools
House District 89, Atlanta, GA
|Anisa Palmer MPA, CNP, CPC
I Will Survive, Inc. Founder and Executive Director
|Theia Washington Smith
Founding Executive Director, WEI, City of Atlanta
WAGA-TV (Fox 5)
|Toronda “Tori” M. Silas, Senior Counsel, Cox Enterprises and President, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA)||Dina Marto
Owner/Founder, Twelve Studio
|Dr. Shekina Farr Moore
Founder, B2F Girls
|Valerie Montgomery Rice
President and Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine
Community Organizer and National Youth Director, National Action Network’s Youth Move (Hector is recognized as the youngest person to run for City Council in the state of Georgia)
The Walker’s Legacy Power25 Atlanta Awards program is part of a national effort by the organization to highlight the achievements of local business and community leaders. In addition to Atlanta, the partners will also honor women in Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Houston and New York this fall.
The awards reception will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at WeWork Tower Place,
3340 Peachtree Rd NE Suite, Atlanta GA 30326, US. The program will begin at 6:30pm with an exclusive WeWork location tour beginning at 6:00pm.
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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 WeWork: WeWork provides small businesses, startups, freelancers, large enterprises, and everyone in between with the workspace, community, and services they need to make a life, not just a living. With weekly events, personalized support, month-to-month flexibility, and access to over 125,000 like-minded creators around the world, WeWork is the perfect place to grow your business.