2022 IWOC Celebration

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2022 Honorary Committee Members

Ambassador Melanne Verveer

Honorary Committee Chair

First U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues
Founding Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women
Peace and Security

Lorrie Bartlett

Managing Board Member/Head of Talent ICM Partners

Jennifer Meagher Convery

Group President Griffith Foods North America

Terri Cooper, PhD

Vice Chair of External
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Deloitte

Youlonda Copeland-Morgan

Vice Provost UCLA

Janet Elliott

President/CEO International Visitors Council of
Los Angeles

Annette Flanagin

Executive Managing Editor and VP
JAMA and JAMA Network

Jane Russell Herzog

Herzog & Company

KhinSandi Lwin

Former Representative
United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Jerilyn Castillo McAniff

Managing Director, Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Oaktree Capital

Rachel Scott

ABC Congressional Correspondent
Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30

2022 Sponsors

Global Leadership Sponsor

AWIU thanks Deloitte for twelve consecutive years as lead sponsor for The International Women of Courage Celebration

At Deloitte, diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to our business: it enables us to leverage all that makes each one of us who we are to deliver the most valuable perspectives to our clients, and the most engaging experiences for our colleagues. We are proud of our history, and share our discoveries with the marketplace and our clients. Leadership commitment and innovative thinking have helped land us on a number of best-places-to-work lists, including Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies, the Human Rights Campaign’s Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, the FORTUNE Best Workplaces for Women, and the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ®.

Freedom and Equality Sponsors

From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its leading role in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for families and fans around the world. Through our stories, we seek to make the aspirational relatable, and we are inspired by the 2022 awardees and honored to support The 2022 International Women of Courage Celebration of the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award.

Impactful Interaction

Empowerment Through Education Sponsors

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, in addition to being a growing national brand with more than 200 restaurants in 29 states, has a non­profit Foundation that financially supports charities and community causes across the country. Since the Foundation’s start in 2006, more than 8,000 BJ’s team members have volunteered across the country to benefit local causes, national charities, schools, hospitals and educational foundations. During 2019, the BJ’s Foundation supported a total of 227 charities. We are as proud of providing exciting and delicious restaurant dining experiences as we are of being a valuable partner in our communities.

Empowerment Through Education Sponsors

Building on a tradition of editorial excellence, JAMA Network brings JAMA together with JAMA Network Open and an array of medical specialty journals to offer enhanced access to the research, reviews, and opinions shaping the future of medicine. Through a variety of innovative tools, JAMA Network provides the insights that matter most to medical research and practice.

Empowerment Through Education Sponsors

Providence Foundations of Southern California is a Catholic not-for-profit, mission-driven healthcare system, which operates award winning hospitals and a comprehensive network of clinics and home healthcare services. Providence is anchored locally by Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers in Torrance and San Pedro, Providence Mission Hospitals in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Providence St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, and Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley.

Empowerment Through Education Sponsors

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, a hub of innovation for the world, UCLA Anderson’s graduate, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school’s Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 2000 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow.

Women For Others Sponsors

ACE Health Foundation is built on the philosophy that providing access to education, skills, opportunities and healthcare through strategic resource investment and collaboration, leads to empowerment of individuals.

Women For Others Sponsors

Hahn & Hahn LLP has been an institution in the California business and legal communities since its founding in 1899. Now in its second century, the firm retains its long traditions of integrity, service, and excellence in the practice of law while looking ahead to the changing needs of our clients as the 21st century advances. Hahn & Hahn is proudly certified as a majority Women Owned Business.

Women For Others Sponsors

Through our expertise and dedication, we transform the plans of the world’s most successful individuals, families and institutions into action so that we can help our clients reach their most ambitious goals.

Spanning decades and generations, our longevity comes from the recognition that we are more than a financial institution. We are active participants in our communities, global leaders in business and philanthropy and thoughtful architects of innovative employee benefit and support programs.

2022 IWOC Patrons

Thank you to our generous Patrons for the 2022 International Women of Courage Celebration

Bridges of Understanding

Carol Ann Warren

Impactful Interaction

Karen Glasoe Bowden
Mellody Hobson

Empowerment through Education

Nancy McAniff Annick
Denise Hammett Bieker
Susan Chandler
Ingrid Johnson
Jerilyn Castillo McAniff
Cynthy Moffatt
Margaret Heflin Sabbag
Janice Meagher Trojan
Jane Mursener Wetzel

Diversity and Inclusion

Jennifer Annick & Geoff Kelsch
Sidney Barney
Kristin Ceva
MaryRose Courtney
Earlie Biles Douglas
Sarah Dusseault
Tom & Nancy Elsaesser
Dr. Kathleen W. Huston
Mary Kresky
Diane M. McGlinchey
Marsha Niazmand
Robin Winter Odem
The Peet Family
Donna L. Pinckney
Laura Li Pollard
Inez Parker Sharp
Pamela Hillings Tegtmeyer
Nancy T. Wo

Women for Others

Lian Dolan
Dr. Robert & Martha May Kim
Julie Pantiskas
Eunice Reddick
Barbara Rubio
Mary Machado Schammel

Awareness and Appreciation

John & Elaine Annick
Suzanne M. Barnes
Barbara Bice
Meredith Curren
Jennifer & Matthew DeVoll
Tatiana C. Gfoeller
Emily Hancock
Ann Horton
Betty J. Houbion, MPM
Carole J. Lewis
Annette M. Madden
Deborah Marriott
The McAniff Family
Ingrid McConnell
Gayle Graham Morin
Brenda O’Neil
Ellen Pansky
Katie Poole
Mary Lou Sabbag
Maria Emmi Schory
Laura D. Schuldt
Karen L. Shea
Sarah R. Shelton
Ann Sunshine
Jo Ann Troha
Carrie S. Walker

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