Hon. Sandra Ann Thompson, Judge, Superior Court, Los Angeles County
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Sandra A. Thompson has devoted most of her judicial career to criminal law. She has received many awards, including the Switzer Center’s Woman of the Year Award in 2003, the California Association of Black Lawyers Judge of the Year Award in 1999, and the Metropolitan YMCA’s Humanitarian Award in 1995. She has served as president of the National Association of Women Judges.
Geraldine Knatz, Ph.D., Executive Director, The Port of Los Angeles
In 2006, Geraldine Knatz became the first female executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, where she oversees the daily operations and internal management of the nation’s number one container port. Under Knatz’s leadership, the Port is investing $1.2 billion in capital development projects through 2015.
Mary Ann Walker, founder and CEO, Walker Advertising
Mary Ann Walker is the founder and CEO of Walker Advertising, one of the first and longest standing legal advertising agencies that assists both Spanish and English-speaking Southern Californians through three brands: Los Defensores, Walker & Walker Legal Network at 1-800-THE-LAW2, and Alivio Legal. In 1992, Maryann Walker was nominated Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, Inc.
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