October 6, 2018 | Dr. Ephraim Williams Family Life Center

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2018 EWOC Honorees - Excellence Award

Ruthie Bolton
Olympic Gold Medalist and Former Star Player for the WNBA’s Sacramento Monarchs
Health, Sports & Wellness

Linda Brown
Government Program Analyst
California Student Aid Commission
Social Welfare & Community Activism
Zima Creason
Zima Creason
President & CEO
Mental Health America of California
Health, Sport & Wellness


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Sherena Edinboro
Clinical Nurse II, RN, BSN
UC Davis Health
Health, Sport & Wellness

Yvonne Evans
Education Programs Consultant
California Department of Education
Arts and Culture

Charlene Green
Director, Admissions/Student & Resident Diversity/Student Development
UC Davis Health
Education and Research

Chioko Grevious
Founder of Sacramento's Black Women’s Health & Wellness Conference, Health Program Specialist at California Department of Public Health
Social Welfare & Community Activism

Sherona Harris
Administrative Associate II
Stanford University School of Medicine
Arts and Culture

Kennedy Hill-Garcia
Sr. Director - Strategy, Transformation & Org Change at Kaiser Permanente & CEO of Spiritual Boss Chick, Kingdom Apps & The Dream Academy
Presidential Excellence

Brigette LeBlanc
Principal at LeBlanc and Associates LLC
Politics & Government Relations

Michele Lites
Registered Dietician
Radiation Oncology, Kaiser Permanente
Health, Sport & Wellness

Beverly Motley
Senior Pastor/ CEO
Jesus Lord Mission Ministries and Saving Grace Place
Health, Sport & Wellness

Marnel Niles Goins
Full Professor
California State University, Fresno
Education and Research

Delilah Peppers
Registered Nurse
Oncology, Kaiser Permanente
Social Welfare & Community Activism

Rochelle Reed
CEO/Executive Director
Created Wonderfully Incorporation

Sistah Pat RoundtreeRivers
CoPastor; National Prayer Counselor; Community Advocate
For His Glory Church
Social Welfare & Community Activism

Tamaira Sandifer
Studio T Urban Dance Academy
Arts and Culture

Jasmine Stewart-Oliver
Research Scientist
California Department of Public Health, Genetic Diease Screening
Education and Research

Timiza Wash
Anti-Trafficking Program Manager
Presidential Excellence

EWOC Champions - Women To WATCH - Political Leadership

Our EWOC CHAMPION AWARDS - Women To Watch are being presented to those individuals overcoming barriers and succeeding in POLITICAL LEADERSHIP who are performing an exemplary job and going above and beyond to promote economic empowerment, social/health equity, fight for injustices, and building sustainable partnerships within communities of color.
EWOC Champion Award
Mayor London Breed
City of San Francisco

Cat Brooks
2018 Mayoral Candidate for City of Oakland

Kimberly Ellis
Founder of Unbought-Unbossed

Genevieve Jones-Wright
Former Democratic candidate for San Diego County District Attorney

Senator Holly Mitchell
State of California

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From CEOs to retirees, principals to mothers, this year's honorees represent everything a woman is and can be. All of these women from across Northern California have overcome multiple obstacles to become pillars of our community. You are invited to help us celebrate these unsung heroines by attending the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Exceptional Women of Color (EWOC) Conference on Saturday, October 6th from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Dr. Ephraim Williams Family Center, 4036 14th Avenue in Sacramento CA 95820. Don't miss the presentation of EWOC Excellence Awards to these exceptional women at the EWOC Conference.

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What is an Exceptional Woman of Color (EWOC) and why does THE HUB celebrate EWOCs every year? An EWOC is unsung heroine who has made significant achievements and accomplishments that go unrecognized by mainstream media. An EWOC is a woman who effortlessly serves as a role model while juggling the multiple tasks of:

An EWOC does all of these things inspite of the countless obstacles and insurmountable hardships that she is faced with on a daily basis. She continues to be an "overcomer", where her smile, beauty, personality, and confidence exhibits the very essence of true success.


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