28th Anniversary
Women's International Center Living Legacy Awards 2014

Living Legacy Awards Co-Chairs

Sally B. Thornton

Marianne McDonald, Ph.D.

Celebrity Hosts

Special Guest Appearance by
Margaret O'Brien

Legendary Actress from Little Women


Rose Marie

Rose Marie

Masters of Ceremonies

Randal Malone, Co-Emcee Southern California Motion Picture Council

Lee Ann Kim, Emmy Award-winning
Co-Emcee from Pacific Arts Movement

Living Legacy Award Honorees

Betty Beyster

Sylvia Earle, Ph.D.


Kristin Farmer

John Hermann


Nadine George-Graves, Ph.D

Marilyn Lane

Dorothy Dale Kloss



Founders Awards

Ann Armstrong Dailey

Zona Murray


Margaret O'Brien

Jehan Sadat, Ph.D. Former First Lady of Egypt


Gloria Lane, Ph.D.
Founder Emeritus Women's Intl Center

Brought to you by...

Bridget McDonald, Ph.D. President Exec Director Women's Intl Center

Keri Galt Belhon
Vice President

Women's Intl Center


Noni Gotti

Neville Engelbrecht

Jean-Pierre Prieur
Multi Media

Donna Miano




In Support of Women's International Center (501c3)
Scholarships and Sisterships

Women's International Center
Living Legacy Awards Co-Chairs
Sally B. Thornton and Marianne McDonald
Welcome You!

28th Annual Living Legacy Awards

World-Class Music, Brief Retrospective Videos, Star-Studded Evening with
Highlights of the Birth, Growth and Future of Women's International Center
Always in Honor of Past and Current LLA Honorees
Who Inspire New Legacies...

Saturday, February 22, 2014

at Crowne Plaza Hanalei, San Diego Hotel Circle
5:30-8pm including four-course Dinner

Attire: Black Tie Preferred

For nearly 30 years the Women's International Center has honored ground-breaking individuals from around the world who are making a big difference. We bring together hundreds of people to celebrate the accomplishments and lasting contributions of women, men, and organizations. Our honoree list of over 300 people is a veritable Who's Who of global innovators and humanitarians. Please join us this year for an unforgettable evening.

Celebrity Hosts:
Legendary Actresses Margaret O'Brien (Little Women) and Rose Marie

Masters of Ceremony:
Film Star Randal Malone President, Southern California Motion Picture Council and
Emmy Award winning Lee Ann Kim

2014 Living Legacy Award Honorees Include:

Betty Beyster - Leading Contributor to Education in the Global Community of Doctors, Nurses, Researchers and Scientists in Support of Medical Advancement

Sylvia Earle, Ph.D.
- Iconic Oceanographer, Author and Explorer, named Time Magazine's first Hero for the Planet, Founder of Mission Blue

Kristin Farmer
- Pioneer of Autism Research and Treatment, Founder of ACES which Helps Maximize an Individual's Potential in Home, School and Community

Nadine George-Graves, Ph.D.
- Author African American and Women's Studies, Performance, Theatre and Dance History

John Hermann - Inspiring Special Needs Advocate, One of the most Senior Survivors Worldwide of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy who Maintains an Influential Blog using only Technology-Assisted Movements of his Head

Marilyn Lane - Horsewoman Supporting Veterans' Rehabilitation at Saratoga War Horse, Equine-based treatment of PTSD

Dorothy Dale Kloss - World Record-Setting Champion of Dance, Age-Defying Oldest Living Still-Performing Dancer at 92, Proponent of Athletics, Wellness and Vitality

(Presentation made at the World Diplomatic Forum at UCSD's Rady School of Management)
H.E. Elena B. Poptodorova - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bulgaria to the United States, International Protector of Human Rights, Reproductive Health and Civic Security

Founders Awards:

Ann Armstrong Dailey - Founder Children's Hospice International

Zona Murray - Author High Pockets and Supporter of Veterans

Margaret O'Brien - Legendary Actress and Women's Rights Advocate

Jehan Sadat Ph.D. - Author My Hope for Peace, Former First Lady of Egypt



Gloria Lane Ph.D. - Founder Women's International Center, Multiple-Sclerosis Treatment Advocate


Women's Empowerment Awards:

Marianne McDonald, Ph.D. - Author, Distinguished Professor, Member Royal Irish Academy

Sally B. Thornton - Author, Philanthropist, Community Leader


Outstanding Organization Awards:

Epilepsy Foundation

GAIA - Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance


Sistership Recipients (partial list)

Anjali Tara Babanrao Pawar Combatting Child Trafficking in India and the practice of selling children into adoption without the permission of parents.

Tian Qian - Leader of the China Zero Waste Alliance, head of the Friends of Nature Waste Program, known for her work in Anhui province and Beijing

Maria Monica da Silva Catadora from Diadema, Sao Paolo, Brazil, a leading voice in the Latin American Recyclers Movement and proponent of environmental justice

Photos of Anjali Tara Babanrao Pawar used with permission

Anjali Tara Babanrao Pawar Photo Credit: Maggie Gutam

Anjali Tara Babanrao Pawar

Photo Credit: Rajesh Kamble

Anjali Tara Babanrao Pawar

Photo Credit Arun Dohle


Tian Qian

Photos of Maria Monica da Silva used with permission

Proceeds benefit Women's International Center Scholarships and Sisterships in support of Women's Education and Empowerment

To volunteer, please contact team [@] wic.org

Directions to the Crowne Plaza San Diego


405 South
5 South
8 East
Taylor Street / Hotel Circle Exit ( first exit )
Left at stoplight
Left over freeway overpass
Left at stoplight
Quick Right
We're on the Left hand side past Motel 6



8 West ( Beaches )
2nd Hotel Circle Exit
Taylor Street
Right at Signal
We're on the Left hand side past Motel 6



Follow signs to 5 freeway North
Left at Grape or Laurel Street
North on Freeway 5
8 East
Exit Taylor Street / Hotel Circle
Left at stoplight
Left over freeway overpass
Left at Light
Quick Right
We're on the Left hand side past Motel 6