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Black Business Association luncheon to honor women


The Black Business Association of Los Angeles hosts its 2013 Salute to Black Women business conference, vendor fair and awards luncheon Saturday, March 30, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel.

The event is part of the national celebration of women’s history month and the theme is “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination.” The goal is to celebrate women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The honorees include Judge Mablean Ephriam; Wanda Austin, Ph.D., president and CEO of The Aerospace Corp.; Robin Hughes, president and chief executive officer of the affordable housing organization Adobe Communities; and Cynthia Guidry, chief of airport planning for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).

Tickets are $55 until March 22 and $65 afterwards. They can be purchased online at For additional information, call (323) 291-9334.