Professor Mabalon to Receive Pinay Empowerment Award from Los Angeles Nonprofit

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

BUSINESS WIRE/ASSOCIATED PRESS -- The 46th annual gala, whose theme is “Cultivate – Collaborate – Celebrate,” will honor community leaders who have contributed to improving the quality of life for Pilipinos. This year’s honorees include Councilmember Rachelle Arizmendi of the City of Sierra Madre; philanthropist Jennifer Boyd, co-founder and CEO of Mommy and Me Cancer Foundation; business leader Raissa Gerona, chief brand officer of REVOLVE Clothing and co-founder of Alliance Apparel Inc.; actress/influencer Asia Jackson; and the late Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, Fil-Am community champion and historian, whose family will receive the Pinay Empowerment Award on her behalf. Mabalon served as a professor of history at San Francisco State University and co-founder of the Little Manila Foundation, before her untimely passing in August.