FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“Women That Soar Awards”
Celebrates The Diversity of Challenges, Choices and Journeys Among
Dallas, Texas (July 21, 2016) – Nine years ago, Gina Grant, CEO of Women That Soar, realized a dire need to empower women by uniting them; and providing a platform for them to witness the struggles and triumph of those who had walked before them having faced similar obstacles, and overcame them to ultimately achieve great success. She also believed that women were key to bridging the racial, cultural and socio economic divide in America and around the world. Thus, the birth of “Women That Soar”, and the WTS Awards.
The inaugural Award Show was held in 2007 and in Dallas, Texas honoring women throughout the State. Today the “Women That Soar Awards” a preeminent celebration of women continues to be the ONLY televised Award Show showcasing the accomplishments of a diverse groups of women from around the world. The show is a platform for women to bond, share, build alliances and celebrate our many accomplishments. Now, more than ever, with racial tension in America at its highest, the need for women to join forces is critical. Honorees and Entertainers for the 2016 Star-Studded event include Wynonna Judd; Comedian and head writer for Chelsea Lately, Heather McDonald, Dr. Jan Spivey Gilchrist; Dr. Alruwaini Nashwa; Nina Vaca; and more. Past honorees include: Marta Fox, Former First Lady of Mexico; Her Royal Highness, Princess Reema Bandar; Tina Knowles, House of Deréon; Nancy Lieberman, Assistant Coach of the Sacramento Kings; Joann King Herring, Humanitarian; Harriet Miers, Former White House Secretary; Tomoya Nonaka, Former CEO, Sanyo Electric; Charlotte Jones Anderson, EVP and Chief Brand Office The Dallas Cowboys, the late Ebby Holiday, Real Estate Pioneer, Guadalupe “Lupe” Valdez, and many others.
The successful efforts of Women That Soar to build a media platform inclusive of culture, diversity and unity has inspired healing and change motivating women to follow their dreams and Soar toward success!
Taping at the Hilton Anatole Ballroom in Dallas, Texas Sunday, November 13, 2016; the show will be televised in five (5) Major Markets Airing during Prime Time on December 11, 2016. These markets include: Dallas and Houston Texas; Miami, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and Los Angeles, California. WTS has expanded its reach with the addition of Elaine Parrish, former Sr. EVP of Showtime, Sony, and The Game Show Network; along with Katy Murphy Davis, prior Sr. Supervising Producer of the Oprah Winfrey Show, and Creator of Oprah’s “Angel Network” to our team as Executive Producers.
The public, sponsors and advertisers are encouraged to join us as we recognize the great accomplishments of women, and embark on our continued journey or encouraging WOMEN TO SOAR!
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