Walker’s Legacy to honor 15 Detroit 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 Detroit #WLPower15 honorees:
Chief Program Officer, Michigan Community Resources
Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, Ally Financial
Founder & CEO, Teen HYPE
Executive Director & Founder, Caleb’s Kids
Manager, Strategy & Analytics, The Taubman Company, LLC
|Monica L. Martinez
Sr. Vice President, External Affairs and Michigan & National Hispanic Business Development Director, Comerica Bank
|Chenita W. Gary
Founder & Leads Efficiency Director, Optimal Virtual Staffing Solution LLC
Executive Director, Detroit Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Owner, Blackwood Credit Services
|Shamyle Dobbs, MSW, JD
CEO, Michigan Community Resources
Global Program Manager, General Motors and CEO, Iqama Magazine
Co-founder, TEN Nail Bar and Vice President, Jackson Asset Management
Partner, Century Partners
CEO, Phlebotomy Express Training Center
Owner and CEO, Sumptuous Spirits, LLC
Honorees will be recognized at a private awards dinner in Detroit on November 26, 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.