25th Annual West Hollywood Women in Leadership Awards to Take Place Virtually March 25h

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On Wednesday, March 25, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the 25th Annual West Hollywood Women in Leadership Awards and Reception will take place as a virtual celebration. The event is co-sponsored by the City of West Hollywood and its Women’s Advisory Board, and the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

​This year’s honorees are Katie Brightside, artist/designer and Creative Director, Welcome to the Brightside Agency; Emiliana Guereca, Founder of Women’s March Los Angeles and President of Women’s March Foundation; Silvia Salguero, mental health therapist and former City of West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board member; and Fran Solomon, community leader and former City staff member.

The event will be hosted by comedian and activist Dana Goldberg. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the West Hollywood Women in Leadership Awards, a suggested donation of $25 may be made as part of the event to benefit the National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW|LA) and its efforts advancing economic justice and equity for women.

This year’s honorees are Katie Brightside, artist/designer and Creative Director, Welcome to the Brightside Agency; Emiliana Guereca, Founder of Women’s March Los Angeles and President of Women’s March Foundation; Silvia Salguero, mental health therapist and former City of West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board member; and Fran Solomon, community leader and former City staff member.

The event will be hosted by comedian and activist Dana Goldberg. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the West Hollywood Women in Leadership Awards, a suggested donation of $25 may be made as part of the event to benefit the National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW|LA) and its efforts advancing economic justice and equity for women. Admission and ticket information is available by visiting www.wehowila2021.eventbrite.com.

The West Hollywood Women in Leadership Awards is part of National Women’s History Month in March. The city has been hosting a series of virtual events to recognize and honor women and women’s history, which began with a series of street lamp pole banners that commemorate famous American women, civil rights leaders, and women’s rights activists will be on display along Santa Monica Boulevard.

Other up and coming events include two virtual screenings of The TransVagina Diaries by Lindsey Deaton, which will take place on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 2 p.m. and on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 2 p.m. The TransVagina Diaries hosted by the City of West Hollywood and its Transgender Advisory Board and Women’s Advisory Board, is an original contemporary work that premiered in 2020 and features a diverse cast of professional trans/gender non-conforming/intersex performing artists giving voice to and showcasing their personal stories of physical, mental, and spiritual transition. After each screening there will be a Q&A with cast members. Admission is free; for tickets and more information, please visit transvaginadiaries2021.eventbrite.com.

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Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at editor@wehotimes.com
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William Seegmiller
William Seegmiller
28 days ago

Congratulations to all the honorees, this is beautiful to see!