Scenes from the Los Angeles Business Journal's 2018 Women's Council Awards on June 22 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles

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Dorene Dominquez (Vanir Group of Companies, Inc. ); Tracy Samson (Pacific Union International); Wendy Spinner (UBS); Donella Wilson (Green Hasson Janks); Christine N. Simmons (Los Angeles Sparks); Gilliam Zucker (Los Angeles Clippers); Jordan Wieber (UCLA Gymnastics); Brenda Acosta (Altair Instruments/StrenuMed)

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Winner Christine N. Simmons (LA Sparks)

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Platinum Sponsor Dr. Betty Uribe

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Speaker Candace Nakagawa (Union Bank)

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Speakers Dean Judy Olian (UCLA Anderson School of Management), Janine Cristiano (Ares Management), Jessica Kimball (Mattel), Sarah Stuart (SNAP, Inc.), Monica Weeks (Accenture)

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Speakers Maureen Stockton (Formé), Monica Reed, Michelle Lee Flores (Akerman LLP), Lucie Barron (ADR Services)

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Speakers Frieda Rapoport Caplan (Frieda's Inc.) and Stacy D. Phillips (Blank Rome LLP)

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Speakers Debra Langford (USC Marshall School of Business), Misty de Lamare (L.A. Care Health Plan), Monica Shelton (Wells Fargo), Kalika Yap (Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO LA)

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Speakers Alma Derricks (REV), Lina O'Connor (Tender Greens), Mari-Anne Kehler (Green Hasson Janks), Grace A. Kangdani (Bank of America Merrill Lynch)

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Speakers Leslie Chang (UBS), Suzanne Boda (American Airlines), Ann Nin (UBS), Karina Sterman (Greeenberg Glusker), Carol Wilshire (UBS)

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Diamond Sponsors Carol Wilshire and Leslie Chang (UBS)

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Finalists Eliza Glants and Alisa Tovmanyan (J'Adore Les Fleurs)

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Nominee Kinya Claiborne (STYLE & SOCIETY Magazine)

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Speakers Jean Del Rosario (Bank of America Merrill Lynch), Bansree Parikh (Bank of America Merrill Lynch), Janine Genovese (Small Business Administration), Monica Guevara (VEDC), Luz Glickman (State Financial Corporation), Ivelisse Simon (Avante Mezzanine Partners)

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Candice McEachen, Nominee Susan Fink, Nikki David, Ryan Iwamoto (24hr Home Care)

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Nominee Sheila Marmon

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Speaker Maureen Stockton (Formé), Anna Magzanyan (Los Angeles Business Journal), Speaker Debra Langford (USC Marshall School of Business)

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Nominee Julia Pinto

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Finalist Christina Lee Storm (DreamWorks Animation) and Bhavani Rao