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Join us for an evening of celebration

as we honor exceptional leaders, who have made unique contributions to our community and the international business world.

Awards will include our 2018 Woman of the Year in International Trade

October 4, 2018

6pm Cocktails 7pm Dinner and Program
* Cocktail Attire

Double Tree
by Hilton Hotel Carlson
2 Civic Plaza
Carson Ca., 90745

Contact us at (213) 545-6479 or info@wit-la.org

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Award Winners

"Outstanding Woman of the Year in International Trade"
Commisioner Valeria Velasco
VP Board of Airport Commissioners for LAWA, Los Angeles World Airports

"Guy Fox Special Award"
Rick Lorenzen
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"WIT-LA Corporate Member of the Year"
American Honda Motors

"Global Trade Catalyst"
Cynthia Torres
International Trade Specialis U.S. Commercial Services/International Trade Administration Greater Los Angeles Area

"Innovative Exporter of the Year"
Lisa de la Flor
Milani-Jordana Cosmetics

"Innovative Logistics Professional of the Year"
Sasha Goodman
Rockit Cargo

"Global Trade Ambassador - Canada"
Barb Stegemann
Author, Founder and CEO, Seven Virtues Perfumes

"Global Trade Ambassador - Indonesia"
Anne Patricia Sutanto
Vice CEO of PT. Pan Brothers Tbk., CEO of PT. Bumi Teknokultura Unggul Tbk.,
and President Director of PT. Indo Veneer Utama;

"IGlobal Trade Ambassador - Vietnam"
Nguyen, Thi Bao Hien
Hien Le Trading and Service

Silver Sponsors

Concourse Ventures, IncPort of Long Beach

Bronze Sponsors

pofla  PWC watson land company 


Southern California Organization With Global Reach
In 1985, a group of women from the Los Angeles area formed Women in International Trade - Los Angeles (WIT-LA) with the objective to advance career and trade opportunities for women in Southern California.

Today WIT-LA is recognized worldwide for building ongoing trade relationships within and between global communities. After more than 30 years of providing educational programming and networking opportunities, our organization is now well positioned to further the advancement of women and men in international trade in Southern California. By expanding our global horizons and building strong business relationships, our organization will continue to grow and is committed to serve our international trade community so that it thrives and excels as one of the leading centers of international trade around the world.

WIT-LA, achieves global reach by its affiliation with OWIT - Organization of Women in International Trade - a nonprofit professional organization with over 2,500 members worldwide and operating since the late 1980s designed to promote women doing business in international trade by providing networking and educational opportunities.