Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Madam C.J. Walker Luncheon - Friday, April 9th, 2010

For Immediate Release from CDA:

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., Oakland Bay Area Chapter, will host its 12th Annual Madam C.J. Walker Business and Community Recognition Awards Luncheon, on Friday, April 9th, 2010 at the San Francisco Marriott Hotel, located at 55 Fourth Street. The event will begin with a VIP Reception, Exhibits and Book Signing at 10:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon and awards program at 12 noon.

The annual awards luncheon, in honor of the first African American female self-made millionaire and business leader, Madam C.J. Walker, is designed to celebrate the rich tradition of hard work and entrepreneurial spirit that is deeply rooted in the African-American culture. In the tradition of Madam C.J. Walker, we will honor four outstanding women from our community:

CORPORATE AWARD WINNER: Shari Slate, Chief Diversity Officer, Sun Microsystems

ADVOCACY AWARD WINNER: Debbra Lindo,CEO/Chief Academic Officer, and College Track

PIONEER AWARD WINNER: Judge Trina Thompson Trina Thompson, Alameda County Superior Court Judge

ENTREPRENEUR AWARD WINNER: Celebrity Chef Nikki Shaw host of “Today’s Flavor, KBLX 102.9 and Owner Flavor Catering & Fine Cuisine Chef

Malaak Compton –Rock is the Founder and Director, The Angelrock Project

Bay Area Award Winning News Anchor, Barbara Rodgers will serve as this year’s Mistress of Ceremonies.

A’Lelia Bundles the Great Great Grand Daughter of Madam C.J. Walker will join us again and host a book signing.

For more information about luncheon highlights, please contact
CDA at (510) 653-4085 or by e-mail, cdagroup@aol.com


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