The YWCA of San Diego County will be hosting its 16th annual In the Company of Women luncheon on Friday, April 25, from noon to 1:40 p.m. at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, 333 West Harbor Drive. This luncheon features keynote speaker Laura Dern, a YWCA client presentation, and the Tribute to Women & Industry (TWIN) Awards. In the Company of Women raises critical funds for all of the YWCA’s programs, including Becky’s House Domestic Violence program, PASSAGES program,and Cortez Hill Family Center program.
Dern has appeared in such films as Jurassic Park and Rambling Rose, for which she earned her first Academy Award nomination. Most recently, Dern starred in the award winning and critically acclaimed HBO series “Enlightened,” which she also co-created and executive produced.
Following Dern’s speech, the YWCA TWIN Awards, which recognizes women in a managerial, executive or leadership role for their outstanding achievements, will be presented. Since its inception, the TWIN Awards has recognized more than 1,000 outstanding professional women in San Diego.
The YWCA welcomes all community members and businesses to join in celebrating the strength, courage, and spirit of women and their extraordinary achievements at In the Company of Women. Individual tickets are $150.
To learn more about this event, visit www.ywcasandiego.org.