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2012 Women History Makers-DC, MD & VA

  • Mariann E. Budde is the Bishop of the Washington Diocese of the Episcopal Church and the first female to be consecrated to this office in Washington, DC. She is the Spiritual Leader for over 85 congregations and their 40,500 members.
  • Linda R. Gooden is Executive Vice President of Information Systems & Global Solutions and an officer of Lockheed Martin, a leading defense industry contractor. With a Science, Technology and Engineering (STEM) background, she is the first woman to lead this business unit.
  • JC Hayward is Vice President for Media Outreach at WUSA TV9 in Washington DC. With over 40 years at WUSA TV9, she holds the distinction of being the first female anchor in the Washington DC media market.
  • Sheila C. Johnson is the Vice Chairman of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, President, and Managing Partner of the Washington Mystics. She is also the CEO & Founder of Salamander Hospitality, LLC. She was also the co-founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET).
  • Sharon R. Pinder is the President and CEO of the Pinder Group and the founder of the Annual  Top 100 Minority Business Enterprises Awards Ceremony in Maryland. She also served as the Special Secretary of the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs.
  • Natalie Randolph is in her 2nd season as the Head Coach of Calvin Coolidge High School Football Team in Washington, D.C. The only female football head coach currently coaching in the U.S., she finished the 2011 Season with a 7-2 record and went to the school district’s playoffs. 
Pictured is Dr. JC Hayward, Coach Natalie Randolph, and Sharon Pinder.
"Brunch at the Carlyle"
celebrating our
2012 Honorees

September 16, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Carlyle Suite Hotel
Washington, D.C.  20009
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Women History Makers-DC, MD & VA wishes to acknowledge the contributions of Giant Food Stores, Wegmans & Office Depot.
Women History Maker Honoree, Sheila C. Johnson talking with Journalist Roland Martin on "Building Wealth & Job Creation".

Hear this touching account by 1996 Olympic
Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes as she
talks about watching 2012 Olympic Gold
Medalist Gabby Douglas win the Women's
All-Around Gymnastics 
In honor of artist, Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012)