Women’s Leadership Awards (Recap)
Letter from the Publisher
This year’s event – staged virtually – was a tremendous success. Taking place on June 23rd, it was truly a
privilege to honor and celebrate the terrific women leaders within the Los Angeles business community and unveil
our finalists and honorees for this year’s awards.
With 391 incredible nominees, there are clearly many accomplished and impactful leaders to draw inspiration from. This year, we named honorees in the following categories: Women’s Leadership Legacy Award; CEO of the Year; Executive of the Year; Innovator of the Year; Emerging Woman-Owned Business Leader Award; Champion of Women Award; Mentor of the Year; Community Impact Advocate Award; Woman to Watch Award; and NextGen Woman of the Year.
We honored achievements by a number of powerful women who have made a difference throughout Los Angeles. Each of these remarkable honorees and finalists are described below.
Many thanks to our sponsors, who help to make this event possible, and once again, congratulations to the honorees – Los Angeles based women who “lead by example,” successfully blending effective business vision with a passionate commitment to positively making a difference, both in the world of business and in the communities they serve.
WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP LEGACY AWARD
Wallis Annenberg - The Annenberg Foundation
CEO OF THE YEAR
Lynsi Snyder-Ellingson - In-N-Out Burgers, Inc.
EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
Jenefer Brown - Lionsgate
INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
Audrey McLoghlin - Frank & Eileen/Grayson
EMERGING WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR
Dr. Jessica Nouhavandi - Honeybee Health
CHAMPION OF WOMEN AWARD
Emiliana Guereca - Women’s March Foundation; Cali Event Productions
MENTOR OF THE YEAR
Bing Jiang - Rolling Robots, Inc.
Adrienne Tymon Kentor - Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley
COMMUNITY IMPACT ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR
Gwendolyn Givens-Jones - Bank of America
WOMAN TO WATCH OF THE YEAR
Cheryl S. Chang - Blank Rome LLP
NEXTGEN WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Dara Eliacin - Impact
For the list of Finalists:
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