Walker's Legacy Honors Atlanta Businesswomen at Power25 Awards Held In Partnership with WeWork

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 Walker's Legacy, a platform for the multicultural woman in business and entrepreneurship, will honor twenty-five (25) female leaders

Atlanta , GA - Walker's Legacy, a global platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman, is proud to announce the recipients of its Annual Power25 Awards in partnership with WeWork, a global company that provides small businesses, startups, freelancers, large enterprises, and everyone in between with the workspace, community, and services they need to make a life.

Recipients of the Walker's Legacy Power25 Atlanta Awards are women who have thrived in an array of industries including technology, media, corporate, business, and education.

2017 Atlanta honorees include:

Candace Byrd, Chief of Staff, City of Atlanta

Dr. Ayanna Howard, Chair in Bioengineering in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Candace Mitchell, CEO and Co-Founder of Techturized, Inc.

Jasmine Crowe, Social Entrepreneur, Founder of Goodr Food Rescue

Catherine Buell, CEO, Atlanta Housing Authority

Joy Rohadafox, CEO, Atlanta's Rohadfox Construction Control Services Corp

Diamonde Williamson, Diversity Coordinator, TechSquare Labs

Katerina Taylor, President, Dekalb County Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Nicole Evans Ross, CEO, Progressive Medical Group,LLC

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Atlanta Councilmember, Atlanta Mayoral Candidate

Monica Campana, Founder, Living Walls  

Lía Patricia Gallo, Owner, Gallo Dental Care

Roshawnna Novellus, Founder, EnrichHER

Kiran Ebrahim, Founder, Inconspicuous Start-Up  

Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed, First Lady of the City of Atlanta

Meria Joel Carstarphen, Ed.D, Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools

Stacey Abrams, House District 89, Atlanta, GA    

Anisa Palmer MPA, CNP, CPC, I Will Survive, Inc. Founder and Executive Director

Theia Washington Smith, Founding Executive Director, WEI, City of Atlanta

Tanya Mendoza, WAGA-TV (Fox 5)

Toronda "Tori" M. Silas, Privacy Officer and Senior Counsel, New Media and Transaction at Cox Enterprises, CIPP/US

Dina Marto, Owner/Founder, Twelve Studio

Dr. Shekina Farr Moore, Founder, B2F Girls

The Walker's Legacy Power25 Atlanta Awards program is part of a national effort by the organization to highlight the achievements of local business and community leaders.  In addition to Atlanta, the partners will also honor women in Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Houston and New York this fall.

The awards reception will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at WeWork Tower Place

(3340 Peachtree Rd NE Suite, Atlanta GA 30326). The program will begin at 6:30pm with an exclusive WeWork location tour beginning at 6:00pm.

For more information on the Walker's Legacy Atlanta Power25 and to RSVP for the program, please visit here.

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About Walker's Legacy: Walker's Legacy is a global platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman. We exist to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

About WeWork: WeWork provides small businesses, startups, freelancers, large enterprises, and everyone in between with the workspace, community, and services they need to make a life, not just a living. With weekly events, personalized support, month-to-month flexibility, and access to over 125,000 like-minded creators around the world, WeWork is the perfect place to grow your business.