In a remarkable gathering of influential women from various fields, the 2023 Business Life Women Achievers Award ceremony took place on October 27th at the Noor Hall and Restaurant in Pasadena. This prestigious event recognized the exceptional contributions and achievements of 26 outstanding female leaders, whose dedication and commitment have left an indelible mark on their respective communities and industries.

  1. Gloria Cole, ED.D.
  2. Soroptimist International of the Americas
  3. Cory C. Moss, Mayor, City of Industry
  4. Silva Hameline, President and CEO, Hameline Global Inc.
  5. Dr. Alexis Abernethy
  6. Anet Abnous
  7. Heather Abrams
  8. Alenoosh S. Abramian
  9. Rita Boccuzzi
  10. Jessa Freemyer
  11. Heather Watson Ghermezian
  12. Brenda Harvey-Williams
  13. Tina Marie Ito
  14. Vardush Rose Keshishyan
  15. Angela Khudajian
  16. Dianne Lewis
  17. LaTonja Lindsay
  18. Maria Manukian
  19. Kristin McGuire
  20. Kelly Pena
  21. Annette Postik
  22. Genesis Rodriguez
  23. Becky Shevlin
  24. Cora Aragon Soriano
  25. Shirley Yee
  26. Judie Wilke


Anet Abnous, our founder, was among these remarkable women who received this prestigious award, recognizing her exemplary leadership and dedication to her community. The ceremony was a testament to the strength and resilience of women in Los Angeles County, highlighting their vital role in the world of business and beyond.

The highlight of the event was the opportunity for these inspiring women to address an audience of over 300 people, sharing their experiences, insights, and aspirations. They collectively set a powerful example for future generations, emphasizing the importance of female empowerment and leadership.

The achievements of these women serve as an inspiration for those looking to make a meaningful impact in their respective fields. The 2023 Business Life Women Achievers Award ceremony was not only a celebration of these remarkable women but also a testament to the limitless potential of female leadership in today's world. Their accomplishments will continue to inspire and motivate women to pursue their dreams and ambitions, making their mark on the world.In addition to receiving the 2023 Business Life Women Achievers Award, Anet Abnous was honored to receive a Certificate of Recognition from notable public figures in California. The California State Senate, represented by Hon. Anthony J. Portantino, the California Legislature Assembly, under Assemblymember Laura Friedman, and the County of Los Angeles, represented by Kathryn Barger, Supervisor of the Fifth District, all extended their commendations. This recognition highlights the profound impact of Anet's work and serves as a testament to her tireless dedication and contributions to her community and beyond. It is a significant acknowledgment of her commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of those she serves.

November 14, 2023 — Anet Abnous

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