NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2014
On Wednesday, November 19, the annual Girls Inc. Los Angeles Luncheon will salute four outstanding honorees who uniquely inspire girls to set goals and achieve their full potential.
The honorees are:
Mara Brock Akil
Co-President of Akil Productions
Executive Producer & Creator of Girlfriends, The Game, and Being Mary Jane
President and Chief Executive Officer
Actor, Director, Producer, Activist
The Eva Longoria Foundation
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Harpo Studios
Held at The Beverly Hilton, the event is chaired by The Honorable Nicole Avant, Former U.S. Ambassador to The Bahamas; Giselle Fernández, Journalist, Entrepreneur and Latina Activist; Cheryl Saban, Ph.D., Founder, Cheryl Saban Self Worth Foundation for Women & Girls; and Jennifer Salke, President, Entertainment, NBCUniversal. It is hosted by Shaun Robinson, Author, "Exactly As I Am," Co-host, Access Hollywood, and Producer.
“When girls have diverse role models in their corner, they see how they can achieve success through hard work and resilience,” said Judy Vredenburgh, Girls Inc. President and CEO. “Our 2014 Los Angeles honorees are powerful women who inspire girls to develop their unique strengths and embrace new possibilities. We are thrilled to recognize them.”
Each honoree is paired with a Girls Inc. National Scholar who will speak about overcoming challenges and share how the honoree’s incredible achievements and drive inspires them. The event raises funds to support Girls Inc. in expanding the reach of its educational programming across the United States and Canada.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Beverly Hilton, International Ballroom
9876 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Reception: 11:15 a.m.
Luncheon: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Tracy Katsky Boomer
Suzanne Patmore Gibbs
Thomas & Christine Lynch
Robin J. Schwartz
PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS ARE AVAILABLE DURING RECEPTION WITH R.S.V.P. ONLY.