Girls Inc. to Honor Barbara Bouza, Channing Dungey, Lisa Nishimura, and Susan Rovner at Annual Los Angeles Luncheon

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Girls Inc. celebrates top women in business and entertainment whose leadership and accomplishments have inspired girls to reach their full potential.

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On Wednesday, November 15, the Girls Inc. Los Angeles Celebration Luncheon will salute four honorees whose leadership and achievements have increased opportunities for girls and women and inspired them to set high expectations and believe they can succeed.

The honorees are:

Barbara Bouza, FAIA
Managing Director, Principal
Gensler

Channing Dungey
President
ABC Entertainment

Lisa Nishimura
Vice President, Original Documentary and Comedy Programming
Netflix

Susan Rovner
Co-President, Warner Horizon and
Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs
Warner Bros. Television

Held at The Beverly Hilton, the event is hosted by Actress, Creative Director, and Entrepreneur, Nicole Richie. The event is chaired by Ambassador Nicole Avant, Former U.S. Ambassador to The Bahamas; Rebecca Campbell, recently announced president, The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Christina Davis, Executive Producer, Maniac Productions.

“Girls Inc. recognizes how important it is for girls to have strong, smart, and bold role models to imagine their own success,” said Judy Vredenburgh, Girls Inc. President & CEO. “Our 2017 honorees are dedicated to increasing opportunities for the next generation, countering the limited portrayal and objectification of women in media, and inspiring girls and young women to embrace new possibilities.”

For over 20 years, the Girls Inc. Los Angeles Celebration Luncheon has acknowledged the achievements of remarkable trailblazers. Honorees are paired with Girls Inc. National Scholars who will share personal stories of overcoming challenges and how honorees have motivated them to achieve their academic, personal, and career goals.

The event raises funds to support Girls Inc. in delivering life-changing programming and experiences to girls across the United States and Canada.

Event Details:

Girls Inc. Los Angeles Celebration Luncheon
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Beverly Hilton
International Ballroom
9876 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Reception: 11:15 a.m
Luncheon: 12:00 p.m

Host Committee:
Tracy Katsky Boomer
Laura Lee Botsacos
Ayo Davis
Robin Faerber
Samie Kim Falvey
Marta Ferro
Renee Fraser, PhD
Ellen Goldsmith-Vein
Pearlena Igbokwe
Lisa Joy
Susan Levison
Thomas W. Lynch
Ally Maki
Hon. Nooshin Meshkaty
Jennifer Kaytin Robinson
Shannon Ryan-Bornheimer
Stephanie Savage
Robin Schwartz
Molly Sims
Mary Lea Wagner
Michael Wayne
Jane Wiseman

Photos and interviews are available during reception with RSVP only. Press are encouraged to arrive at 10:45 AM.

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