Anna Paola Snaidero will receive the Phyllis Morris Award on March 22 at the 22nd annual Women in Leadership awards ceremony in West Hollywood.
Snaidero’s Snaidero USA is a design firm based in Torrance. Other recipients will be:
— JD Disalvatore, the lesbian activist and filmmaker;
— Patti Giggans, executive director of Peace Over Violence, the Los Angeles-based non-profit that campaigns against domestic violence;
— Pamela Magette, executive director of PAWS/LA, the animal welfare nonprofit based in downtown Los Angeles;
— Maria Shtabskaya, a financial advisor in the Beverly Hills office of Morgan Stanley.
It will take place on March 22 from 6 t0 8 p.m. a Woven, the rug store at 8674 Melrose Ave.
The selection committee included members of the Women’s Advisory Board, a WeHo Chamber of Commerce representative and West Hollywood city staff. Candidates must work for an organization or entity in West Hollywood or work for an organization whose efforts greatly affect the community. According to a chamber press release, they must have demonstrated record of great achievement and/or civil involvement in the West Hollywood community. Proceeds raised from this year’s Women in Leadership Awards event will benefit the National Council of Jewish Women.