WIC President Gloria Lane, Ph.D.
and CEO Bridget McDonald, Ph.D.
27th Annual Living Legacy Awards
Saturday, May 5, 2012
For over 27 years the Women's International Center has honored ground-breaking individuals from around the world who are making a big difference. We bring together hundreds of people to celebrate the accomplishments and lasting contributions of women, men, and organizations. Our honoree list of over 300 people is a veritable Who's Who of global innovators and humanitarians. Please join us this year for an unforgettable evening honoring trailblazers who inspire future legacies. We love to see returning honorees!
Co-Chaired by Sally B. Thornton and Marianne McDonald, Ph.D.
Celebrity Hosts: Legendary Actress Margaret O'Brien (Little Women) and
Film Star Randal Malone Co-Emcee, Southern California Motion Picture Council
Lee Ann Kim Co-Emcee, Emmy Award Winner, San Diego Asian Film Festival
A Partial List of our Honorees in Alphabetical Order Includes:
Lucy C. Lin International Vocal and Musical Arts
Ashley Gardner and Tribute to Mary B. Maschal Women’s Museum of California
Velina Hasu Houston, Ph.D. World Renowned Playwright and Humanitarian
Mary E. Lyons Ph.D. Rhetorician, Educator, Community Leader, President USD
Chairman Heng-Tzu Hsu Trailblazing Shaper of Taiwan: Sports, TV, Farms, Policy
Patricia West Del Ruth and Thomas A. Del Ruth, ASC Pioneers in Cinema Arts
David Straus Premier Architect of San Antonio's River Walk / Paseo del Rio
Featuring Bel Canto Ensemble from A Touch of Opera Studio led by Lucy C. Lin
including Chinese Dulcimer performance by Weiping Wang
Attire: Black Tie Preferred
at Crowne Plaza Hanalei, San Diego Hotel Circle
5:30-6 Photos 6-8pm Program including four-course Dinner
To volunteer, please contact WIC Executive Coordinator Sarah Quincy: squincy [@] wic.org
This Year's WIC Sistership Recipients include:
White Rainbow Project (Aiding Widows in India)
Berta Caceres Flores (Human Rights in Honduras)
Little World Community Organization (Crafts Creating Education in Pakistan)
Emem Okan (Organizing Women in Nigeria)