Women of Influence 2022
March 24 | Irvine Marriott Hotel
The Women of Influence Forum is a premier event recognizing and empowering women to lead and succeed in their lives, businesses, and communities.
Check back here on Tuesday, March 29 for viewing and downloading professional photos of the event.
The 2022 event featured a fireside-style chat with Annette Walker, president, City of Hope Orange County, and Nada Lena Nasserdeen, founder and CEO of Rise Up For You and TEDx speaker.
Presenting sponsor remarks were provided by Carissa Betchloff, senior director of business development at City of Hope Orange County — the diamond-level Leaders Circle partner of the Greater Irvine Chamber.
Meet the 2022 honorees who have positively impacted their industry and community:
ENTREPRENEUR – Alicia Cox Founder & CEO, PRJKT Restaurant Group
ENTREPRENEUR – Leslie Nguyen Founder & Creative Director, Bosscat Kitchen; Miss Mini Donuts
INNOVATOR – Dr. Daniela Bota Vice Dean & Medical Director, Center for Clinical Research, University of California, Irvine
INNOVATOR – Rhonda Ducote President, Apriem Advisors
EXECUTIVE – Teresa Prestwood Executive Vice President, Irvine Company Apartment Communities
EXECUTIVE – Carrie Strom President, Global Aesthetics, Allergan
ADVOCATE – Kelley Lee Government Relations Manager, Local Public Affairs, Southern California Edison
AUTHENTIC LEADER – Lisa Thomas Founder & CEO, Main Street Marketing Partners
GAME CHANGER – Crystal Rosenthal Concordia University Irvine, Athletic Director & Head Softball Coach
GAME CHANGER – Noelle Smiley Assistant Chief of Police, Irvine Police Department
RISING STAR – Jasmine Chhabria Student, Northwood High School
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT – Sharon Ellis President & CEO, Habitat for Humanity Orange County