Journalists honoring distinguished women of color in Louisiana

Journalists honoring distinguished women of color in Louisiana
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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Journalists from the Baton Rouge area will honor several women of color in Louisiana.

The honorees include:

  • Former WVLA TV news anchor Valentina Wilson who currently anchors for a TV station in North Carolina
  • Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Terri Porche Ricks
  • Dr. Krystal Shelmire of Alternative Natural Health Solutions
  • Serial entrepreneur and tech founder Sevetri Wilson
  • Realtor, boutique owner and HGTV host Joy Russell
  • Dr. Kia Callender-Price, whose nonprofit works to house the homeless
  • Dr. Tanisha Toaston, a rehabilitation physician specializing in spinal cord injury
  • Family Practice Physician Dr. Paulette Grey-Riveria, who graduated from Harvard University.

All of the women are featured in ‘The Shades of Success’ calendar, which is available for purchase. Some of the proceeds will go to anti-domestic violence initiatives.

The honorees will receive their awards at a banquet on Feb. 25 at the Clarion Inn and Conference Center in Gonzales. Click here for tickets, calendars and more information.


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