The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., Oakland Bay Area Chapter (NCBW/OBAC)will host its 16th Annual Madam C.J. Walker Business and Community Recognition Awards Fundraising Luncheon, on Friday, March 14, 2014 at the San Francisco Marriott Hotel, located at 55 Fourth Street. Guests will enjoy a VIP Reception, exhibits and book signing at 10:30 a.m. The luncheon and awards program follow promptly at 11:30 a.m. Tickets and corporate sponsorship information are available on the NCBW website: www.onehundredblackwomen.com.
We proudly honor the first African American female self-made millionaire and business leader, Madam C.J. Walker, with this annual luncheon. In remembrance of her hard work and entrepreneurial spirit, we will recognize four outstanding women who are making an impact in our community:
Madam C. J. Walker Corporate Award -- Kim Winston, Sr. Manager, Gov. Affairs, Starbucks
Madam C. J. Walker Entrepreneur Award -- Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls Code
Madam C. J. Walker Pioneer Award -- Alecia DeCoudreaux, President, Mills College
Madam C. J. Walker Advocacy Award -- Gloria Lockett, Executive Director, CAL-PEP
Keynote speaker is the Honorable Judge Glenda A. Hatchett, who upon acceptance of an appointment as Chief Presiding Judge of the Fulton County, Georgia Juvenile Court became Georgias first African-American Chief Presiding Judge of a state court and the department head of one of the largest juvenile court systems in the country.