Friday, October 17, 2014 was an auspicious and inspiring day! As you can see from the images below, the audience was rapt with attention as each nominator’s submission was read aloud and the nominee was honored with a prestigious award! Each of the nominees consistently and effectively demonstrated one of the primary values of WOVI – mentoring! Congratulations to all of the well-deserving Mentors of the Year!
Mentor of the Year Jackie Girard (right) and her nonimator Jeri Sutton from Hockaday
Answer The Call!
From left: Lynda Rhodes (Event co-organizer), Lori Hoff (Keynote Speaker), and Mary Boyd (Event co-organizer)
From left: Lynda Rhodes (Event co-organizer), Frances Pelley (Event co-organizer), Lori Hoff (Keynote Speaker), and Mary Boyd (Event co-organizer)
Songstress Dana Garnett
Mentor Certification Program graduate Lynda Rhodes (left) and her mentee Chantal Sethi
Chairman’s Award presented to Jessica Narvaez (third from left) from Pinnacle Resources with Lynda Rhodes, Pauline Shirley, and Mary Boyd (left to right) from WOVI, Inc.
Mentor of the Year – Nonprofit – Advocacy for Families in Crises – Natalie Evans (right) and Yvonne Booker
Mentor of the Year – Nonprofit – Advocacy for the Homeless – Kelly Harris (right) and Shama Shams
Mentor of the Year – Nonprofit – Advocacy for the Arts – Joanna St. Angelo (right) and Deborah Marine
Mentor of the Year – Nonprofit – Cultural Diversity Graciela Katzer (left) and Chantal Sethi
Mentor of the Year – Education – University Women’s Gender Studies – Sandra Spencer, Ph.D. (third from left) and Kristin Adler, Dr. Ozlem Altiok, Pauline Raffestin
Mentor of the Year – Education – University Fine Arts Photography – Susan kae Grant and Arthur Fields
Mentor of the Year – Education – Secondary Debate Coach – Sally Squibb
Mentor of the Year – Corporate – Oncor – Pat Hall (left) and Brianne Harvey
Mentor of the Year – Corporate – Aerospace – Carol Wooden and Tamara Williams
Lori Hoff – answering the call!
(Left to right): Frances Pelley, Mary Boyd, Lori Hoff, and Pauline Shirley