We had some amazing honorees for our 2019 Women of Excellence Luncheon presented by Gwynedd Mercy University at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel.
This year’s honorees included:
Jenice Armstrong, Metro Columnist at The Philadelphia Inquirer
Keir Bradford-Grey, Chief Defender of the Defender Association of Philadelphia
Facetta Greene, Operations Manager of The Dell Music Center, Philadelphia
Amber Hikes, Executive Director, Office of LGBT Affairs, Mayors Office
Renee Chenault Fattah, Iconic Philadelphia Anchor Woman & News Personality
... and this year our Special Trailblazing Woman of Excellence honor will be presented to Grammy Award Winning Rapper, Songwriter, Actress, and co-hostess of the Daytime CBS TV Show, ‘The Talk’ -- West Philly’s Own EVE!
Plus, we awarded our first-ever Aspiring Woman of Excellence Award to Aniyah Ayres!
WDAS's own Mimi Brown was also presented a Women of Excellence Award for her 40 years in radio!
Check out the photos and videos below
Renee Chenault Fattah, Iconic Philadelphia Anchor Woman & News Personality makes some remarks at our 2019 Women of Excellence Luncheon after receiving her award. Watch the video below where she talks about coming to Philadelphia in 1979 and meeting Patty Jackson, meeting her husband and starting her family, her career in television news, and her current project documenting Alzheimer's and dementia in families of color.
Watch some more highlights from our 2019 Women of Excellence Honoree speeches.