YWCA Glendale and Pasadena held its 25th Annual Heart & Excellence Awards on March 8th, International Women’s Day. This year’s event was shaped around YWCA’s core values: courage, compassion, and commitment and it honored women from Glendale and Pasadena who are driving gender equity in their respective professions and charitable work.
This year’s honorees:
COURAGE: Shannon Currie Holmes and Anahid Oshagan (Curators, Reckoning: Racism & Resistance in Glendale, ReflectSpace at Glendale Central Library)
COMPASSION: Carla Buigues (Real Estate Broker and Philanthropist, The Buigues Group)
COMMITMENT: Georgette Green (Partner, Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP; Board member, Glendale Educational Foundation)
CAMI’S COURAGE SCHOLARSHIP: Emili Cruz Sosa
We were honored to welcome Areva Martin as our keynote speaker.