Woman of the Year Award for Venus Williams

The YWCA Greater Los Angeles (YWCA GLA) has honored multiple grand slam tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams with the Phenomenal Woman of the Year Award, Tuesday, July 13.

The event was held in downtown Los Angeles and themed “Saluting Women who Change the Game”.

Special guests included Sheryl Lee Ralph, Vanessa Williams, Rachel Grant, LaVan Davis and more.

Faye Washington, CEO, YWCA GLA, said, “Venus Williams exemplifies the YWCA’s core mission of ‘eliminating racism, empowering women’. She is the quintessential example of our event theme, ‘Saluting Women who Change the Game’. We are so proud of her accomplishments on and off the court and so grateful to her for embracing our Job Corps program and students.”

Williams is participating in a two-day visit to her hometown Los Angeles to support the YWCA GLA Job Corps.

Related posts:


Tourism Australia Launches ‘Making Tracks’ Campaign
Top 10 Beaches in the World
USA TODAY HP webOS App for HP TouchPad
La Toya Jackson Memoir Starting Over
Adele Takes Home 6 Grammy Awards
World’s Largest Bat Flight Opens for Public Tours
Levi’s Debuts Go Forth Marketing Campaign
Mitt Romney to Address Hispanic Businesses
Coca-Cola Foundation Chair to Retire after 30 Years
Avon Introduces Mega Effects Mascara

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*


*

HTML tags are not allowed.