OWL Finalists Press Release

OWL Finalists Press Release

OWL Finalists Press Release


Media Inquiries:
Kellie DeMarco, kellie@kelliedemarco.com, 916-747-3231
Patrick Harbison, patrickharbison@gmail.com, 916-747-9143
Tia Gemmell, tia@phototia.com




SACRAMENTO, CA The Sacramento Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is pleased to announce its 27th Annual Outstanding Women Leaders (OWL) Awards Gala.  The event will be held at Arden Hills Resort, March 24, 2023 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Returning emcee and KFBK news anchor Kitty O’Neal is back for her 27th year as host. This year’s theme is “A Night at the OSCARS”.

The OWL Gala is NAWBO Sacramento Valley Chapter’s signature event and has become an annual tradition in and around the region.  The event honors the top achievers and leaders among women entrepreneurs, along with corporate, government and community leaders who have advanced the status of women in our region.


OWL Categories:
Achievement Against All Odds Award: A woman who achieves success despite unfavorable circumstances
Executive Woman Award: A senior level corporate woman leading the way for others
Vision Award:  A woman who leads an organization whose vision provides meaningful opportunities for women
Wise Woman Award:  Also known as the “Business Woman of the Year Award,” is for a woman who exemplifies all aspects of success as a woman business owner
Woman Innovator Award:  A successful woman business owner in a non-traditional or exceptionally innovative business
Woman on the Way Award:  An up and coming woman business owner, who has less than 5-years in business
Woman on the Way Award:  An up and coming woman business owner, who has less than 5-years in business


Live Interviews with Kellie DeMarco and Patrick Harbison, entertainment by Clemón Charles, Dinner, Awards Ceremony and Dancing afterwards.


To learn more about NAWBO, please visit: https://www.nawbo.org/









Name of nominee Category
Annette K Wimmer Achievement Against All Odds/Wise Woman
Dinorah Galicia Klingler Achievement Against All Odds
Laura Didier Achievement Against All Odds
Shobha Mallarapu Achievement Against All Odds
Amanda Blackwood Executive Woman
Dr. Nkiruka Catherine Ohaegbu Executive Woman
Kari-Stout Smith Executive Woman
Beth Hassett Vision Award
Dr. Kennedy Hill-Garcia Vision Award
Melissa Washington Vision Award
Ann Bouchard Wise Woman
Tracie Stafford Wise Woman
Alexandra Baron Woman Innovator
Amanda Brincat Woman Innovator
Delgreta Brown Woman Innovator
Jamie Levoy Woman Innovator
Jill Osur Woman Innovator
Lashanna Ingraham Lintamo Woman Innovator
Sadie St Lawrence Woman Innovator
Bri Norberg Woman on the Way
Jen Saha Woman on the Way
Natisha Livingston Woman on the Way
Nicole Townsend Woman on the Way
Sa (Sandy) Ton Woman on the Way


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