The Black Business Association’s “Salute to Black Women” Awards Luncheon, Business Conference & Expo” Was a lovely Affair!
Los Angeles, CA — The Black Business Association (BBA), the oldest ethnic business organization in the State of California headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, in recognition of National Women History Month, the BBA hosted the 2019 Salute to Black Women Business Conference, Expo and Awards Luncheon.
This year’s honorees were Barbara Morrison; international Jazz vocalist and Founder of The Barbara Morrison Performance Center with the Lifetime International Artistic Achievement Award; Cynthia Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, with the Outstanding Corporate Leadership Award; California Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, Chairperson of the California Black Caucus, receiving the Lifetime Visionary Leadership Award, Kheris Rogers, 11 year old founder of Flexin In My Complexion clothing line with the Outstanding Young Achievers Award, and Charisse Bremond-Weaver, President/CEO of the Brotherhood Crusade & CEO, will receive the Community Legacy Activist Award and Jacqueline Nunn, President & CEO, 10th District Women’s Steering Committee.
There were some amazing workshops which held to full capacities, including; Role Model for Success, EDGE Workshop which discussed Perfecting Your Personal & Business Presentation Skills, and Natalie Cole, publisher of Our Weekly newspaper delivered a Success Workshop: Goal Attainment and Wealth Building.
It was a lovely day filled with learning, loving and honoring women!
About National Women’s History Month:
National Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Public Law 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month.
About The Black Business Association:
Since 1970, the Black Business Association (BBA), a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, headquartered in Los Angeles, has been instrumental in the growth and development of thousands of African American businesses, providing innovative information and service programs to our constituents, advocate for change and adherence to laws and programs, and assisted companies and individuals to move up the ladder of success.