100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans, Inc., in partnership with the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), announce the honorees of the 2017 Women of Color Achievement Awards. A total of nine (9) women will be recognized for outstanding professional achievement and exemplary community service. The recipients are:
• Lorraine Dinvaut – Marriott Moxy New Orleans Hotel
• Michelle Gobert – Image 360 New Orleans
• Tara Hernandez – JCH Properties+
• Dr. Jarrett Johnson – Primary Eye Care
• Teresa Lawrence – Delta Personnel, Inc.*
• Luz Lobos – Synergy Design Group*
• Marian Pierre – Crescent Guardian, Inc.
• Joaneane A. Smith – Global Commerce and Services, LLC
• Iam Tucker – Integrated Logistical Support, Inc.
*Current WPO Members
Sponsored by UPS, Act-1 Group, H&S Resources Corporation, SDI International, and Xtreme Solutions, the event will take place on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Renaissance Arts Hotel, 700 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70130. All award recipients were identified by the 100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans, Inc., in collaboration with the New Orleans chapter of the WPO.
“We are very proud to continue our ongoing partnership with 100 Black Men of America and to acknowledge a distinguished group of influential women business leaders. Each one is at the peak of her professional achievement, demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities and running multi-million dollar businesses. Each also devotes significant time and energy to giving back to her local communities. We salute all of this year’s powerful award winners as role models for women and girls everywhere,” said Marsha Firestone Ph.D., President and Founder of the Women Presidents’ Organization.
About 100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans, Inc.
The 100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) youth development organization founded in 1993 with a mission to provide support and improve the quality of life for African Americans, and youth in particular, in the New Orleans Community. The 100 is comprised of members and volunteers of diverse backgrounds and experiences with a common commitment to help youth. Our members exemplify our motto, “What They See is What They’ll Be”, by volunteering as role models and mentors for youth involved in the 100’s programs. For more information please visit: www.100blackmennola.org
About the Women Presidents’ Organization
The WPO is the premier peer advisory organization connecting women who own multi-million dollar companies. In monthly meetings across six continents, chapters of 20 women presidents from diverse industries invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. Local WPO chapters are coordinated by a professional facilitator and meet monthly to share business expertise and experience in a confidential setting. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit www.womenpresidentsorg.com. Follow us on Twitter @womenpresidents. Like us on Facebook @TheWPO.
For more information about the event contact:
Susan Johnson, Women Presidents’ Organization, firstname.lastname@example.org
(212) 688-4114 (Office) / (917) 601-5778 (Mobile)
Brooks Duplessis, 100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans, Inc., email@example.com
(504) 208-9337 (Office) / (504) 274-7057 (Mobile)