Walker’s Legacy to honor Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC #WLPower15 honorees:
|Angie M. Gates
Director of the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment and Interim Director of the Commission on the Arts and Humanities
|Dr. Isfahan Chambers Harris
Medical Scientist, Hair Trichologist and Founder of Alodia Hair Care
|Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee
Fellow, Brookings Institute-Center for Technology Innovation
Executive Director, Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
Founder/Managing Partner, Coy+
Principal, K. Dixon Architecture, LLC
Head of Multicultural Engagement and Strategic Alliances, AT&T
Founder & CEO, Fitness Snob Studio
Prince George’s County State’s Attorney
Vice President of Enterprise Initiatives, AARP
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Director of Public Programs
Founder & CEO, Moya Design Partners
Vice President, Public Policy and Strategic Alliances, Verizon
Honorees will be recognized at a private awards dinner in Washington, DC on January 17, 2019.
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 Award, please visit www.walkerslegacy.com.