Walker’s Legacy Honors Los Angeles Businesswomen at Power25 Awards

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 Los Angeles, a global company that provides small businesses, startups, freelancers, large enterprises, and everyone in between with workspace, community, and services.

Recipients of the Walker’s Legacy Power25 Los Angeles Award are women who have thrived in an array of industries including technology, media, corporate, business, and education.

2017 Los Angeles honorees include:


Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i

Executive Vice President, Entertainment Diversity, Inclusion & Communications at CBS Entertainment

Lisa Nicole Bell

Founder and CEO, Intersect Studios

Claudia Bodan

Senior Vice President, Market Manager, Bank of America

Devon Brown

On-Air Talent, Author and Content Creator

Maggie Cervantes

Executive Director of New Economics for Women

Dorene Dominguez

Chairman & CEO of Vanir Group of Companies, Inc.

Belinda Frazier

Director, Diversity Outreach at The Walt Disney Company

Virginia Gomez

President & CEO of the Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council

Sabrina K. Garba

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Glass Ladder Group

Ambar Januel

Co-Founder, Januel+Johnson

Antoinetta Hariston

Founder, Girls with Gifts

Desireé LeSassier

Manager, Player Relations at Los Angeles Lakers

Tanya Kersey

Founder & Executive Director, Hollywood Black Film Fest

Linda Lopez

Chief, Office of Immigrant Affairs, LA

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office at City of Los Angeles

Jaymee Lomax

Chairwoman of Board of WBEC West

Meggan Bishop Oirech


Desirée Patno

CEO and President, National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB)

Jan Perry

General Manager, Economic & Workforce Development Department, City of Los Angeles

Livier Ramirez

President, National Latina Business Women Association

Schenae Rourk

President, Redwood Resources

Shivani Siroya

CEO, Tala

Jacqueline A. Seabrooks

Former Chief of Police, City of Santa Monica Police Department

Parisa Tabriz

Engineering Director, Google

Valerie Villarreal

Growth Manager, Snap, Inc

Nichol T. Whiteman

Executive Director, Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

The awards reception will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at WeWork Fine Arts Building, 811 W 7th St, Los Angeles CA 90017, US. The program will begin at 6:30 pm with an exclusive WeWork location tour beginning at 6:00 pm.The Walker’s Legacy Power25 Los Angeles Awards program is part of a national effort by the organization to highlight the achievements of local business and community leaders.  In addition to Los Angeles, the partners will also honor women in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston and New York this fall.

For more information on the Walker’s Legacy Los Angeles Power25 and to RSVP for the program:

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 is the platform for creators. We provide beautiful workspace, an inspiring community, and meaningful business services to hundreds of thousands of members around the world. From startups and freelancers to small businesses and large corporations, our community is united by a desire for our members to create meaningful work and lead meaningful lives—to be a part of something greater than ourselves. Co-founded by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey in New York City in 2010, WeWork is a privately held company with over 2,000 employees.
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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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