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
CEO, Ellevate Network
External Affairs Manager, Intersection
Founder & CEO, Official Black Wall Street
President, Combes Enterprises
President & CEO, Mott Haven Hospitality Group
Head of Corporate Communications & PR, Entercom
Coordinating Producer, ABC News
Writer, Cultural Critic and Communications Strategist
Co-Chair, The Women’s March
Executive Vice President, Capalino+Company
Co-Founder, Dreams Inspire Reality & Darlyng & Co.
Executive Director, Gyrl Wonder
Judge, City of Newark, New Jersey
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.