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The Alliance for Women in Media SoCal's 54th Annual Genii Awards

Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California Chapter

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

The Alliance for Women in Media SoCal's 54th Annual...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Member Ticket   more info Ended $150.00 $9.24
Non Member Ticket Ended $200.00 $11.99
Table of Ten Ended $1,500.00 $64.95
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54th Annual Genii Awards 

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 

At the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

5:30 p.m. Cocktails

7:00 p.m. Dinner & Program


AWM SoCal’s Genii Awards, named after the Southern California Chapter Founder, Jeanne Gray McDonald, celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of women in our industry who have shown tremendous leadership, a commitment to promote progress and create change and dedication to the community.

This year, we are proud to honor: 


Lifetime Achievement

Florence Henderson, Actress

Inspiration Award

Holly Robinson Peete, Co-host of the CBS daily talk show, The Talk and Founder of the  HollyRod Foundation

Excellence in New Media

Brooke Burke, Actress, Entrepreneur, Host, Author, Model, Co-CEO, President of


Excellence in Management

Wenda Fong, VP Alternative Entertainment, FOX Broadcasting Company


Excellence in Television

Michaela Pereira, Anchor KTLA Morning News

Excellence in Advertising

Linda Southern, Director of Local Media Buying at Campbell-Ewald

Excellence in Radio

Karen Sharp, On-air Personality:  Love Songs on the KOST

Tracey Miller Merit Award

Rita Garcia, CBS 2/KCAL 9 Reporter 


The gala benefits AWM SoCal’s scholarship program, which provides financial assistance to promising college students who are aiming for careers in the media and entertainment industries.

Past Genii Winners Include: Betty White, Mary Hart, Alana Stewart, Ellen Degeneres, Heather Locklear, Jamie Lee Curtis, Candice Bergen, Lucille Ball, Anne Sweeney, Whoopie Goldberg, Carol Burnett, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, and many others.


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Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California Chapter


Alliance for Women in Media is a national, nonprofit organization that extends membership to qualified professionals in the electronic media and allied fields.  Founded in 1951, Alliance for Women in Media’s mission is to advance the impact of women in the media and allied fields by educating, advocating and acting as a resource to our members, the industry, and the public.

The Southern California Chapter of Alliance for Women in Media offers local benefits to its members, including:

  • Networking Events
  • Educational Programs
  • Community Outreach
  • Mentorship
  • Scholarship Program

The chapter also holds the annual Genii Awards — a gala not to miss — that celebrates the outstanding contributions of women in Radio, Television, Film, New Media and Advertising.  Proceeds from the Genii Awards fund the AWM SoCal student scholarships.

No refunds will be given.  If you are unable to make  the event, we will gladly give you credit for a future event.

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