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Assemblywoman Soria Announces 2023 Women Leading the Way Honorees

Assemblywoman Soria Recognizes 15 Women of Distinction from Assembly District 27

For immediate release:

SACRAMENTO - Assemblywoman Esmeralda Soria has selected 15 honorees to recognize for her annual Women Leading the Way event. These honorees are outstanding public servants in their communities, and inspirational examples to young women across Assembly District 27 and beyond.

Assemblywoman Soria will honor the following:

Michelle Sandoval, Executive Director at Los Banos Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Marie Harris, Vice President of Learning and Student Success at Madera Community College

Dr. Kristin Clark, College Chancellor at West Hills Community College

Diana Gomez, CalTrans District 6 Director

Ana Padilla, Executive Director at UC Merced Labor Center

Pana Lee, Rape Prevention Education Coordinator at Valley Crisis Center

Patricia Ramos-Anderson, Community Advocate, Serves on Santa Nella County Water Distribution Board of Directors

Fabiola Cervantes, Founder of Planada en Acción

Olivia Gomez, Boardmember at Planada Municipal Advisory Committee

Leonor Hipolito, CEO of Pequeños Empresarios

Brianna Alyssa Martinez, Student and National Boxing Champion

Melinda Marshall, Vice President and COO of Golden Valley Healthcare

Socorro Santillan, Director of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

May Aung, Paramedic Firefighter at Coalinga Fire Department

Dr. Wanda Patrick, Air Force Veteran, Special Education Teacher at Weaver Middle School

Assemblywoman Soria looks forward to highlighting the accomplishments of these amazing women at the annual Women Leading the Way Awards Ceremony and Brunch this Saturday, March 25th.