Lynda Hinkle of Law Offices of Lynda Hinkle is the 2018 Women’s Advocate of the Year. The award was presented at the 15th Annual Beyond the Glass Ceiling Awards.
Erin Bowes is principal and CEO of MSA Architecture and Design, which is one of the San Francisco Business Times Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in the Bay Area.
Laura van Galen is one of the Bay Area’s top CEOs, a visionary and leader, owner of one of the top 25 San Francisco Bay Area advertising and marketing agencies, Bleu Marketing Solutions, and founder of Fenix Entertainment Group.
Annie Lennox is celebrated as an innovator, an icon, and a symbol of enduring excellence. She is one of the finest and most outstanding musical voices of our time, singer, songwriter, campaigner and activist.
Ava DuVernay is a film director, producer, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor. She is the first African-American female director to receive a Golden Globe nomination and have a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.
Jennifer Johanson is the President and CEO of EDG Interior Architecture + Design and has over twenty-five years of experience in the development of award winning business-savvy hospitality design concepts.
Nina Cooper is the founder and president of Nina Designs, which creates products to inspire and feed the creative energy of jewelry designers. Nina Designs is one of the top 100 women owned businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ira Puspadewi supports the Gap Inc. P.A.C.E. program in several countries. She has dedicated her life to educating, inspiring, and empowering women. She is a strong role model for the P.A.C.E. students.
Betye Saar is an American artist known for her work in the medium of assemblage. She is also a visual storyteller who has gained international notoriety for her work in printmaking, collage, and installation art.
Pema Chödrön is an American Tibetan Buddhist. She is an ordained nun and a leading exponent of teachings on meditation and how they apply to everyday life.