Meet the Miami Recipients of the 2018 #WLPower15 Awards

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Walker’s Legacy to honor 15 Miami 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 Miami #WLPower15 honorees:

Andrea Mercado

Executive Director, New Florida Majority

Kenasha Paul

President & CEO, Black Professional Network

Ann Marie Sorrell

President, Mosaic Group

Latoya Stirrup

Co-founder, KAZMALEJE

Ashlee Thomas

President & Executive Director, Miami Urban Contemporary Experience & SOFLO Web Fest

Leigh-Ann Buchanan

Executive Director, Venture Cafe Miami

Burnadette Norris-Weeks

Partner, Austin Pamies Norris Weeks, LLC and Founder, Women of Color Empowerment Institute, Inc. (WOCEI)

Linda Spradley Dunn

CEO & Founder, Odyssey Media

Dr. Pandwe Gibson

Founder & Executive Director, Ecotech Visions

Natasha Wright

Social Media & Event Marker, The Diamond Butterfly, LLC

Felecia Hatcher

Co-Founder, Code Fever and Black Tech Week

Shayla Barnes-Holloway

Owner, The Buttercreamery

Symeria Hudson

Operating Partner, Revival Healthcare Capital

Valencia Gunder

Founder & Director, Make the Homeless Smile Miami and Atlanta

Karen Millsap

CEO, Egency, LLC


Honorees will be recognized at a private awards dinner in Miami on November 13, 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.

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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 the Walker’s Legacy 2018 Power 15 Awards: The Walker’s Legacy Power 15 Awards is a national effort by the organization to recognize the achievements of notable business and community leaders.  In partnership with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and AARP, this recognition celebrates multicultural women who thrive in an array of industries including social entrepreneurship, business, technology, media, and real estate among others.

 

Walker's Legacy

Walker's Legacy

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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