NAWBO San Diego Announces 2020 BRAVA Award Winners | NAWBO

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Helna Correll, NAWBO San Diego

SAN DIEGO—SAN DIEGO— October 26, 2020 —The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) San Diego promotes, supports and educates women business owners in achieving success. NAWBO celebrated the achievements of female entrepreneurs at its first ever LIVE broadcast award show on Friday, October 23. Congratulations go out to our six BRAVA Award winners:

Corporate Leader Award
Sarah Hassaine, Qualcomm

Resilience Award
Nichole MacDonald, Sash & Lash.Live

Women's Advocate Award
Janedra Sykes, Arboreta Group LLC

Rising Star Award
Emily Goodson, CultureSmart

Trailblazer Award
Cindy Lin, Hey Social Good / HOVE Social Intelligence

Woman Business Owner Award
Renee Zau, DonationMatch

The 15th annual BRAVA Awards is a series of broadcasted educational panels, featuring San Diego's top female entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. After the release of six panels and public voting, the LIVE Finale Awards Show aired on Friday, October 23. This celebration also included a fireside chat with our title sponsor, Bank of America.

As part of the "give back" initiative, NAWBO San Diego curated a VIP swag bag filled with goodies to enhance your BRAVA Awards Finale event experience. All proceeds from these bags go to our Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship Fund. A virtual silent auction took place to support women who want to attend our new Bank of America Launch and Grow Academy! Continuing donations to support our diversity, inclusion and scholarship initiatives are welcomed by visiting

BRAVA sponsors include our Title Sponsor, Bank of America, and Show Release Sponsors, The Retirement Consulting Group, Splash Wine Lounge & Bistro, Bank of America, California Bank & Trust, and SDG&E.

About NAWBO San Diego
NAWBO San Diego is one of 60+ U.S. chapters of NAWBO, a national non-profit organization of more than 5,000 members that represents women business owners across all industries. Since 1975, NAWBO has helped women evolve their businesses by sharing resources and providing a single voice to shape economic and public policy. For more information, visit

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