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Black Business Assn. honors women

LOS ANGELES — The Black Business Association, the oldest ethnic business organization in Los Angeles, hosted the 2019 Salute to Black Women Business Awards Luncheon, Business Conference amd Expo in recognition of National Women History Month March 30.

Earl “Skip” Cooper, president and CEO of the association, honored Jacqueline Nunn, president and CEO of the 10th Council District Women’s Steering Committee, Cynthia Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks; California Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, chairperson of the California Legislative Black Caucus; Kheris Rogers, 11-year-old founder of Flexin In My Complexion clothing line; Charisse Bremond-Weaver, president and CEO of the Brotherhood Crusade; Barbara Morrison; international jazz vocalist and founder of the Barbara Morrison Performance Center; and Gwen Moore, chairwoman and CEO of GeM Communications.

In addition to the awards presentations, the day included a variety of workshops, which included role models for success, perfecting your personal and business presentation skills and goal attainment and wealth building. 

Founded in 1970, the Black Business Association, headquartered in Los Angeles, has been committed to ensuring that African Americans and other diverse business owners benefit from advocacy efforts to impact, improve and implement policy that improves access to contracting and procurement opportunities with the public and private sector, in addition to providing access to financial resources.

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