This year’s honorees include Theresa Mack of Sunrise Senior Living at Palos Verdes, who will be receiving the Athena Award; Laurie Porter, Smog City Brewing, who will be receiving the Community Catalyst Award; Dawn Salvatore, MOOG, Inc., who will be receiving the Dedicated Leader Award; Sharon Kalani, City of Torrance Councilmember, who will be receiving the Government Excellence Award; Laura Schenasi, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, who will be receiving the Inspirational Leader Award; Elizabeth Lamas, SNAX Restaurant, who will be receiving the Small Business Award; and Marifrances Trivelli, Los Angeles Maritime Museum, who will be receiving the South Bay Spirit Award.
These seven extraordinary women will be recognized at this year’s Women of Influence on Thursday, March 16th, 12:00 noon at Sunrider International. This event recognizes women for their leadership, dedication, and service to the South Bay. Colonel Mia Walsh, Commander, Space Base Delta 3, Los Angeles Air Force Base, will be the keynote speaker.
A special thank you to American Honda Motor Company Inc., El Camino College, Torrance Refining Company, UCLA Health, Torrance Bakery, Green Hills Memorial Park, Dignity Health Sports Park, Kaiser Permanente, Pelican Products, GPI Companies, Kinecta Federal Credit Union, and California State University Dominguez Hills for sponsoring the event.