2011 BraveHeart Women Awards

Leah Cevoli - IMG_0105IMG_0116IMG_0118IMG_0122Suzanne DeLaurentis - IMG_0130Suzanne DeLaurentis - IMG_0134
Suzanne DeLaurentis - IMG_0138Suzanne DeLaurentis - IMG_0143Stephanie Drapeau - IMG_0149Stephanie Drapeau - IMG_0150Stephanie Drapeau - IMG_0154Stephanie Drapeau - IMG_0160
Stephanie Drapeau - IMG_0161Christopher Emerson - IMG_0163Christopher Emerson - IMG_0173Christopher Emerson - IMG_0177Christopher Emerson - IMG_0181Christopher Emerson - IMG_0183
Hana Avni - IMG_0195Janice Bryant Howroyd - IMG_0209Janice Bryant Howroyd - IMG_0223Janice Bryant Howroyd - IMG_0217Jill Jordan - IMG_0226Jill Jordan - IMG_0240

2011 BraveHeart Women Awards, a set on Flickr.

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Mingle Media TV and host Leah Cevoli were invited to come out and cover the Red Carpet for the 2011 BraveHeart Women Awards.

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About the BraveHeart Women Awards: The BraveHeart Women organization, is an online community of women worldwide led by founder and CEO Ellie Drake, who honor women through the BraveHeart Women Awards in areas of Compassion, Courage, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy and Collaboration. Visit www.braveheartwomen.com for more info.

The 2011 BraveHeart Women Awards took place at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 12th, 2011. The red carpet gala is one of an array of spectacular events held during the four-day conference known as RISE. The annual Rise conference hosts approximately 500 women from around the world who come together to collaborate and grow on Personal, Professional and Global levels. More information about RISE can be found at www.risela.com

This year’s winners are:
KATHARINE (KAT) KRAMER – BraveHeart Women Compassion Award:
Founder of Kat Kramer’s Films that Change the World, and daughter of legendary filmmaker Stanley Kramer, Kat produces films that raise awareness for social issues. www.facebook.com/pages/Kat-Kramers-Films-That-Change-The-…

SHARON BLYNN – BraveHeart Women Courage Award:
Actress and ovarian cancer survivor, Sharon Blynn is the founder of Baldisbeautiful.org, “changing ourselves and the world within and around us, one hair follicle at a time.” www.baldisbeautiful.org/

LYNN MABRY – BraveHeart Women Innovation Award:
Accomplished vocalist and business manager, Lynn Mabry is Co-Founder of the Elevate Hope Foundation(along with business partner, Sheila E.), an organization dedicated to providing abused and abandoned children an alternative method of therapy through music and the arts. www.elevatehope.org/

JANICE BRYANT HOWROYD – BraveHeart Women Entrepreneur Award:
A proponent of Global Enterprise and Information Technology, and a strong advocate for Women-Owned Businesses, Diversity and Inclusion, Janice Bryant Howroyd, is CEO of ACT1 Group, the largest minority woman-owned employment agency in the United States. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janice_Bryant_Howroyd

KELLY STONE – BraveHeart Women Philanthropy Award:
Kelly Stone is a Co-founder (along with sister, actress Sharon Stone) of Planet Hope – an organization that provides medical care, counseling, clothing, and image makeovers to homeless women and women that have been victims of domestic violence. Ms. Stone is also an active supporter of Lupus LA. www.planethope.org/

HANA AVNI / ITAF AWAD – BraveHeart Women Collaboration Award:
BraveHeart Women is presenting a special award to two women from the Palestinian/Israeli regions of the Middle East (Hana from the Israeli side and Itaf, from the Palestinian) who, in applying Ellie Drake’s formula for collaboration, are committed to working together to bring the women of their regions together. Both true BraveHeart Women, Itaf believes that, “women are the key to change and peace” in her country; Hana also strives for “unity and peace” between all.