PATHMAKER AWARDS GALA Thursday April 26, 2018
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Founder/ CEO Betty LaMarr Good Evening Ladies and Gentlemen, It is with extreme pride and pleasure that I welcome you to the 5th Annual Girls to Greatness PATHMAKER Awards Gala! Thank you for joining us tonight to celebrate exceptional women and pay tribute to their extraordinary achievements. On behalf of the Board of Directors, Honorary Host Committee and the Executive Planning Committee, I would like to congratulate all of tonight’s honorees. As we celebrate EmpowHer’s Girls to Greatness 5th year, and our 15th Anniversary year in purpose, your presence tonight demonstrates your commitment to EmpowHer Institute and our students. This year we created a two-part celebration by hosting our Inaugural Mentor to Inspire Teen Conference. This event allowed all of our 300 girls to participate in a day of mentoring with employees from our sponsoring organizations. They also had an afternoon of hands-on STEM experiences hosted by B-STEM, a non-profit partner organization and panel discussions with our distinguished panelists. Thanks to Amy E. Wakeland, First Lady of Los Angeles, as our Keynote Speaker. In this year where women are stepping up and making the difference in social and political causes like, Me Too, Times UP and United States of Women Initiative, we are glad to be surrounded by this same spirit in our Honorees and Honorary Host Committee. It is comprised of a group of incredibly talented and committed people who support EmpowHer’s mission to empower marginalized girls and young women by giving them the skills necessary through education, training, and mentorship to enable them to become confident, college and career ready. At a time when everyone is stretched to the limit, our mentors and volunteers still found a way to lend their support to ensure the presentation of tonight’s event. I salute their passion, tireless efforts and the dedication put forth. Their commitment exemplifies the spirit of teamwork, cooperation and excellence. I personally want to thank the companies that employ these individuals; you are truly the unsung heroes. Your continued support makes the PATHMAKER Awards possible. We are proud to have Verizon, JP Morgan Chase, Quest Diagnostics, UPS and CBS Entertainment Diversity and Inclusion as our top sponsors this year. We thank all of our sponsors, Bergman, Dacey, Goldsmith, Frontier Communications, IMRI, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Microsoft, SoCalGas, The Perry Foundation, United Oil, Vaco and our inkind sponosrs, AMC Theatres, CancunCards and Walton Issacson. There is no way to measure the gratitude we have for all our distinguished corporate sponsors. Thank you and enjoy the evening!
Betty LaMarr Founder/CEO EmpowHer Institute
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Dear Friends, On behalf of the EmpowHer Institute, the 300 middle school and high school students who rely upon EmpowHer educational support and our volunteer mentors, I extend to you a warm welcome to the 5th Annual Girls to Greatness PATHMAKER Awards Gala! Your support of the Girls to Greatness PATHMAKER Awards Gala is a generous gift. It is also a wise investment in our youth and their development as future professionals and community leaders. Please join me in paying tribute to this year’s esteemed Honorary Host Committee. A special congratulation is extended to our honorees, Celeste Alleyne, Claudia Botero and Tiffany Smith-Anoa’I who embody EmpowHer’s commitment to educational excellence. Thank you corporate sponsors; your support this evening is critical to the success of our Girls to Greatness fundraising event. Your help contributes to the continuation of this important work. And to our students, the sole purpose of this gathering and the work we do is to help you achieve your highest potential. Students you represent our future. We salute you and as always we encourage you to be your very best. Sincerely
Ruth Simeon Ruth Simeon Board Chairperson, EmpowHer Institute Principal Consultant, Improvement Technologies
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PAT H M A K E R AWA R D S G A L A P R O G R A M Mistress of Ceremony Dawnn Lewis Welcome Remarks Ruth Simeon, Board Chair Inspirational Reading Tony Baylis, Advisory Board Member Acknowledgements Betty LaMarr, CEO and Founder Dinner Live Auction Zack Krone EmpowHer Betty LaMarr, CEO and Founder Student Speaker Daphne Lima Fund the Mission Zack Krone #WhereIsBeauty Goapele Award Presentation Closing Remarks Ribka Fox, Board Member Joslyn Osborn, Board Member EMPOWHER INSTITUTE Â· 5
EmpowHer Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The EmpowHer Institute vision is to empower girls to design a future that prepares them for tomorrows careers. We will reduce the high school dropout rate for marginalized teen girls who are at risk of educational failure due to teen pregnancy, truancy, and juvenile delinquency. Our strategy is to empower them to demonstrate self-worth and character; discover their future through education and mentorship and; become leaders of tomorrow.
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M I S T R E S S O F C E R E M O N I E S DAWNN LEWIS
Dawnn Lewis, a multitalented and multifaceted individual: President & CEO of Morning Jewel Inc. – a multi-platform production company in the areas of film, television, animation, music / music publishing & experiential events. She is also the Founder & President of the A New Day Foundation – a non profit 501(c)3 organization, that provides financial & programmatic support to underprivileged youth and grassroots community based non profit organizations. The Foundation co-produced with the Los Angeles Urban League the A NEW DAY: Concert For A cause – The Entertainment Family Gives Back! - an All-Star fundraising concert event, raising awareness & funds for non-profit organizations, that serve the Inner City Community. In the spring of 2018, the A New Day Foundation is launching the Focused N F.I.T. For A Different World program: The programs purpose is to “shock the mindset”, motivate and empower today’s youth by highlighting Dawnn Lewis’ extraordinary personal and professional journey, while Financial & Technology partners equip college and college-bound high school students with tangible tools to be “F.I.T.” - Financially and Technologically Informed. She is an: NAACP Image Award, Trumpet Award, Grammy Award-winning singer, multiple ASCAP & BMI Award-winning songwriter, film, television & stage actor, and a Series TV creator/producer. She’s served the last 8.5 years on the National Advisory Board of the NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIVIL & HUMAN RIGHTS in Atlanta, Ga., & completed her fourth term on the SAG National Board of Directors, participating in it’s successful merger with sister union AFTRA, while serving all 4 yrs as the National & Los Angeles Co-Chair of the SAG now SAG-AFTRA Singers Committee. She currently serves as a Trustee for the SAG Pension Plan, on the SAGAFTRA Hollywood Board and as a SAG/AFTRA National Union Delegate. Dawnn is currently recurring on three (3) hit television series: NBC - THIS IS US!, CW - IZOMBIE & TNT MAJOR CRIMES. Previous credits include the hit TV shows A DIFFERENT WORLD (composer of shows theme song), HANGIN’ WITH MR. COOPER & ANY DAY NOW. Dawnn’s record label, Morning Jewel Music, released her successful solo CD Worth Waiting For; the title song is featured in the Disney movie THE POOF POINT soundtrack, in which she starred. She’s recorded with or composed for Everett Harp, Patrice Rushen, Vanessa Williams, Nancy Wilson, Take 6, Wayman Tisdale, Grover Washington Jr., Quincy Jones & Tom Scott to name a few. Dawnn also finds time to teach Master Classes, mentor youth across the country, give motivational lectures and lend her support to: The Brotherhood Crusade, The United Negro College Fund; American Cancer Society; The March of Dimes; EMPOWHER; the Hall of Fame Foundation; Habitat For Humanity; The United States Conference on AIDS; The K.I.S. Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease; Artists For A New South Africa; The Los Angeles Urban League; Campfire Boys and Girls; The NBA/WNBA and other important causes. Look for more detailed information about Dawnn: Web-Site: www.DAWNNLEWIS.com FaceBook: Dawnn Lewis Official Fan Page Twitter: @dawnn_lewis
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APPEARANCE BY Goapele
Singer, Actress, Writer & Producer Goapele displays every side of her voice on the 2017 Dreamseeker EP [EMPIRE]. In one breath, she’s urging social change and boldly standing up for righteousness in the face of inequality. In the next, she’s guiding her child with a sensitive understanding, hard-earned wisdom, and unconditional love. In between, she’s as seductive and soulful as ever seamlessly slipping from activist, mother, and poet to temptress. This delicate sonic shape-shifting is a technique she introduced on her now classic 2001 debut Closer, but she hones it to perfection on D reamseeker.
That diversity has defined the Oakland-born singer, songwriter, producer, actress, and designer since the start of her career in 2001. Her influence and impact can be felt throughout R&B, soul, and hip-hop. E ven Closer yielded the iconic anthem “Closer.” To date, it’s impressively racked up over 6 million Spotify streams and been sampled by everyone from Drake to YG. In between touring the world, she has released four full-length albums and collaborated with a diverse array of heavy hitters such as Snoop Dogg, E-40, Eric Bené t , Soulive, and Jeff Bhasker. A film and television mainstay, she’s landed high-profile syncs in S parkle, H oney, 9 0210, and many more. Along the way, The Washington Post fittingly described her as “ soulful as always,” H uffington Post called her “ a driving motivational force for many women,” and Essence claimed, “ her voice is the stuff of dreams.” In 2016, she made a conscious decision to return to her roots while composing the music that would comprise this latest offering. Recording in Los Angeles and Bay Area studios, she re-teamed with longtime friends and collaborators such as p roducer/keyboardist Mike Tiger, guitarist Errol Cooney, and Bedrock who all contributed to some of her earliest material. Now, the sensual first single “Secret” introduces D reamseeker. Produced by BedRock and AE, a ringing phone, shimmering keys, and a jazz-y beat give way to Goapele’s sexy delivery, yielding an artful bedroom anthem. As she continues to evolve as an artist, Goapele further devotes herself to activism, acting, and fashion. She’s partnered with Aids Healthcare Foundation in 2017, launched a lifestyle product line D reamseeker, and starred in a short film entitled W here Is Beauty. In the midst of everything, motherhood remains the highest priority. As all Goapele’s music has done, Dreamseeker will undoubtedly inspire.
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Future Ready. We are proud to partner with EmpowHer to empower young people with skills, knowledge, and resources to lead in their communities, leveraging the power and potential of technology. We salute young girls in STEM. Microsoft.com/digital-skills
HONOREE CELESTE ALLEYNE
Celeste Alleyne is currently the Director of Citizenship and Public Affairs for Microsoft’s West Region; covering thirteen states. In this position Celeste manages all of Microsoft’s corporate responsibility, influencer relationships, regional community affairs programs and strategies. She is the Lead driving the US Citizenship and company-wide YouthSpark campaign implementation and execution across the US. She also oversees the focus on youth and digital skills in designated key metro cities and military bases with a small team of local community managers, store community development specialists and a program manager. She is responsible for coordinating the all-up citizenship collaboration plan for community affairs leads across the United States. Celeste was also chosen to be the US Citizenship Lead for all Microsoft’s Retail Stores and Education. Most recently Celeste served on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of East Los Angeles from 2014-2016, serving over 800 youth; receiving the BGC Corporate Impact Award for her support of underserved youth in computer science skills. She was also a Commissioner of Cultural Affairs under Mayor Villaraigosa for 6 years. At Microsoft she’s received many awards including the Microsoft Education Partners in Learning Champion Award for her support of Education across the US, and the Microsoft Diversity & Inclusion Award for ground-breaking work with Native American communities in New Mexico. Most recent community awards include: • #WeareWomen Award from the LA Sparks and WNBA • The Vanguard Award from the National Action Network as one of the Top African American Leaders in Los Angeles • The prestigious Lincoln Award for Social Impact from Claremont Lincoln University. • Under her leadership, Microsoft just received the Corporation of the Year Award from the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce, historically designated to a corporation that has shown the highest level of responsiveness to the African American and small business community. Celeste currently sits on the Education Fund Board for the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce.Prior to Microsoft, Celeste was Nike’s Western Region Community Affairs and Communications Director. Celeste started her career at Nike as Group Public Relations Director of Core Sports. Celeste joined Nike after eight years with AT&T’s Pacific Region in Los Angeles where she served as Western Region Director of Public Relations and Community Affairs. She has held executive positions at Ziff-Davis Publishing, Esprit de Corps and Westinghouse Broadcasting . Celeste graduated with honors from Brown University, and studied Broadcast Communications at New York Institute of Technology. She is the author of the self-help book, A Punch in the Stomach: Taking Back Your Life After Job Loss. Celeste is a native of Boston, Massachusetts, and is an avid gourmet cook, professional baker and wine collector. She has appeared on national TV’s Food Network channel and currently resides in Silverlake, California.
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HONOREE CLAUDIA BOTERO
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Claudia Botero is weekend anchor and investigative reporter for KMEX-TV, Channel 34, the nation’s number one Spanish-language television station in the nation. A six-time Emmy Award-winning journalist, among them one for her story on “Periodismo con acento” (Journalism with an Accent), based on the history of Latinos in the news business and how important is has become to inform the Latino community in the United States. Botero has over twenty years of experience, and has been with the station in June 2004. Prior to joining Univisión 34 KMEX-TV, Botero served as a News Anchor for KUVS-TV Channel 19, an affiliate of Univision in Sacramento, California. During her tenure at KUVS Channel 19, she participated in the successful launch of the first Spanish-language weekend newscast in Northern California. During her journalistic career as a reporter, producer, writer, and director, Botero has covered local, national and international news including statewide and presidential elections, and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. In October 2013, she had a oneon-one interview with President Barack Obama in the White House with regards to the Federal Shutdown and where he exclusively told her his plan for immigration reform. She has traveled throughout Colombia for a special news investigation on the county’s widespread kidnappings, and interviewed Colombian Vice President Francisco Santos. A dynamic and dedicated reporter, Botero has been honored by various community-based organizations. In 2007, she was recognized as one of the top 50 journalists in the United States, and also received an Emmy for her Light News Story-Multi Part, “Thailand, A True Adventure.” In 2006, she received an Emmy for her Serious News Story-Multi Part, “Periodismo Con Acento” (Broadcasting with an Accent). In 2005, Botero served as one of the anchors/ reporters for the series “El 15% de Los Estados Unidos” (15% of the US) for which she received the Peabody Award. This series analyzed the past, present and future role of Latinos in the United States. In August 2005, Botero received an Emmy for Outstanding Hard News Reporting in Los Angeles. In 2003, Botero was recognized by the California Chicano News Media Association for her story “Drama y Dolor en el Campo” (Drama and Pain in the Fields), which shed light on the growing AIDS problem among heterosexual immigrant farm workers who frequent prostitutes. Born in Pereira, Colombia, Botero received her degree in Communications with honors from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. The university president named Botero Outstanding Graduating Senior. In 1995, she attended the University of Granada in Spain where she studied international business and Spanish. In April 1999, she participated in a comprehensive journalism course at Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida. Since 1999, Botero has been an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists where she has served as a mentor for journalism students.
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HONOREE TIFFANY SMITH-ANOA’i Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i was named Executive Vice President, Entertainment Diversity, Inclusion & Communications, CBS Entertainment in February 2016. Smith-Anoa’i reports to Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment, on new and existing programs that foster diversity across the division, and to Chris Ender, Executive Vice President, Communications, CBS Corporation, for her ongoing CBS Communications activities. In this position, Smith-Anoa’i expands upon the division’s current diversity initiatives, as well as develop new programs that recruit, nurture and hire diverse talent to work in front of and behind the camera. In addition, she serves as the entertainment liaison to multicultural coalition groups and provides outreach to agencies, guilds and other industry organizations that represent diverse talent. She had been Senior Vice President of Entertainment Diversity & Communications since 2015. Since being appointed Vice President, Entertainment Diversity & Communications, CBS Entertainment in 2009, Smith-Anoa’i created and launched “CBS On Tour,” a community outreach program in which executives visit schools to educate and encourage students interested in entertainment careers; expanded the writer selection process for “The CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase;” implemented an annual symposium with casting directors to strategize on best practices to diversify the casting process; partnered with GLAAD to host learning workshops and joined forces with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to encourage roles for women in front of and behind the camera. In addition to her executive duties, Smith-Anoa’i, who first joined CBS Entertainment in 2000 as a Senior Publicist for primetime series, continues to draw upon her background and talents as a network publicist, leading West Coast efforts on various projects and network specials, including the annual Grammy Awards®. Prior to her work at CBS, Smith-Anoa’i was responsible for all aspects of publicity and promotions for Image Public Relations. There, she took on a multitude of projects, including organizing the global press outreach for “Sinbad’s Soul Music Festival.” Preceding her position at Image Public Relations, Smith-Anoa’i worked for NIKE, Inc. where she launched their NIKETOWN stores in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. Smith-Anoa’i’s community service and charity work includes the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Girl Up. Tiffany serves as a board member for Big Sunday and The Muslim Public Affairs Council. She is also a Board of Trustee member for The Archer School for Girls. Tiffany maintains a close relationship with her alma mater, Howard University, where she graduated with honors from the School of Communications. In 2013, Howard University presented her with the “Global Visionary Award” for Outstanding Leadership in Diversity and Communications. Currently, she resides in her home town of Los Angeles with her husband, Reno J. Anoa’i, and their daughter.
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This year marks the launch of the Girls To Greatness Mentor To Inspire Summit. The goal of this Summit is to motivate teen girls by exposing them to the many different career opportunities in various industries as wella s provide a unique holistic programming that takes a comperehensive and interdisplinary approach to STEM. The Summit will include a full day of interactive dicussions with renowned business professionals, a Mentor Luncheon with a featured Keynote Speaker, First Lady of Los Angeles, Amy Wakeland, hosted by Rachele Brooke Smith and panel discussion for our Los Angeles School partnersâ€™ middle school students. 20 Âˇ EMPOWHER INSTITUTE
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Mayola Delgado, Director, Community Empowerment and Communications, Univision Sarell Diamond, Miss Hollywood Bizou Arega, Business Arrangement Manager, Xerox Diana Becnal, Microsoft Aisha Brent, Accounting & Contract Analyst, IMRI Annie Bubinski, Community Evangelist - Commercial Software Engineering, Microsoft Dawn Callahan, Chief Marketing Officer, Boingo Rachel Cook, Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager â€“ NMLS, US Bank Julia R. Cooksey-Evans, Manager, Community & Engagement Marketing, Frontier Alejandra Corona-Fennell, JP Morgan Chase Cynthia Derick, Director, Sales Planning and Administration, Disney ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution Sonya DeRose, Rights Management Paralegal, Music Affairs Group, Sony Entert. Group Dr. Dijanna Figueroa, Marine Scientists and STEM Educator, St. Matthews School Robin Gee, General Manager, KLCS Jayme Hu, Assistant Vice President | Project Manager, US Bank Samantha Huerta, Premier Field Engineer, Microsoft Elizabeth Ibarra, Director, Human Resources, IMRI Tuyet Jerald, Business Relationship Manager, JP Morgan Chase Valerie Jordan, Sr. Regional MAE- Federal, State & Local Government & Education, Charter Communication Trenelle Lyscott, Cyber Support Manager, IMRI Stephanie Martinez, Community Development Specialist, Microsoft Karen Miller, SVP Creative Services, Warner Bros. Worldwide TV Marketing, Warner Bros Moreya Lizet Moya, Research Engineer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Ariela Neurbay, Multi-Cultural Marketing Consultant Charlene Paez, Officer, Project Analyst, US Bank Cherry Perez, Vice President, Business Banking Area Manager, JP Morgan Chase Jazmine Rezai, Vice President of Marketing,, PantaYA, Lionsgate Lisa Rodriguez-Minor, Assistant, Vice President, Business Relationship Mgr. JP Morgan Chase Maronya Scharf, Chief Operating Officer, IMRI Dominque Toney, Actress and Recording Artist Phyllis Toney, Costume Designer/Stylist Karla Torres, Microsoft Community Development Specialist, Microsoft Vanessa Torres, Assistant, Vice President, Business Relationship Mgr. JP Morgan Chase Celia Ward-Wallace, Executive Coach/Activist
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